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6. Hoya thomsonii J. D. Hooker, Fl. Brit. India. 4: 61. 1883.

西藏球兰 xi zang qiu lan

Description from Flora of China

Subshrubs epiphytic. Stems climbing to 2 m, slender. Petiole 1-1.5 cm, sparsely pilose; leaf blade oblong or obovate-oblong, 5-8 × 2-4 cm, thick papery when dry, sparsely pilose abaxially, base rounded, apex acuminate; lateral veins obscure. Pseudumbels extra-axillary; peduncle 1.5-2.5 cm, pubescent or glabrescent. Pedicel sparsely puberulent to glabrous. Corolla ca. 1.2 cm in diam.; lobes fringed at margin, glabrous or pubescent inside. Corona lobes obovate, outer angle broad and rounded, inner angle forming a short erect tooth as long as anther tip. Fl. May.

Lower pine forests; ca. 900 m. Xizang (Medong) [India].


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