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Hoya salweenica Tsiang et P. T. Li


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs epiphytic. Stems stout, climbing to 2 m; branches puberulent to glabrous. Petiole ca. 1 cm; leaf blade elliptic to suboblong, leathery when dry, 10-16 × 3.5-6 cm, abaxially pubescent, base rounded or broadly cuneate, apex obtuse or rounded; lateral veins 6-8 pairs. Pseudumbels extra-axillary, shorter than to equalling leaves; peduncle ca. 5 cm. Pedicel ca. 4 cm. Sepals ca. 2.5 × 1 mm, puberulent, not glandular. Corolla white, ca. 1.5 cm in diam., glabrous outside, puberulent inside; lobes triangular, ca. 6 × 6 mm, margin revolute. Corona stellate spreading, retuse, outer angle acute, inner angle with an acute tooth incumbent on anthers. Ovaries glabrous. Fl. Sep.

* Valleys, woods along riversides; ca. 1600 m. W Yunnan.


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