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Toxocarpus aurantiacus C. Y. Wu ex Tsiang et P. T. Li


Description from Flora of China

Lianas to 5 m. Young branchlets rusty tomentose, glabrescent. Petiole 1-1.5 cm, rusty tomentose; leaf blade ovate to subelliptic, 4.5-8 × 2.5-4 cm, base ± rounded, apex short acuminate, glabrous or puberulent when young; lateral veins 8-10 pairs, obliquely ascending. Cymes lax, many flowered, divaricate branched, 4-7 × 4-8 cm, rusty tomentose except for corolla. Sepals ovate, ca. 1.5 × 1 mm, basal glands 5. Corolla orange; lobes ovate, ca. 2.5 × 2 mm, glabrous outside, minutely pubescent inside. Corona lobes flat at back, apex short acuminate. Anthers without apical appendages; pollinia obovate, translator arms absent. Ovaries glabrous. Styles swollen; stigma head capitate. Fl. Mar.

* Dense woods; ca. 1500 m. S Yunnan


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