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Sindechites Oliv.


Description from Flora of China

Lianas woody, with milky latex. Leaves opposite, veins parallel or nearly so. Cymes paniculate or corymbose, terminal and axillary, few to many flowered. Flowers small. Calyx glandular inside. Corolla white, salverform, dilated at throat or middle of tube; lobes shorter than tube, overlapping to right. Stamens inserted above middle of corolla tube, included; filaments short; anthers sagittate, connivent, adherent to pistil head, connective usually pilose at apex, cells spurred at base; disc large, fleshy, entire or 5-lobed, shorter than or as long as ovary. Ovaries 2, distinct, usually dense pubescent on distal part; ovules numerous. Style long; pistil head club-shaped, apex 2-cleft. Follicles 2, narrowly cylindric, slightly torulose, slender. Seeds comose apically.

Two species: Laos, Thailand; both in China.

Lower Taxa


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