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9. Tylophora longifolia Wight, Contr. Bot. India. 50. 1834.

长叶娃儿藤 chang ye wa er teng

Description from Flora of China

Lianas glabrous throughout. Petiole 1.5-1.8 cm; leaf blade narrowly lanceolate, to 17 × 3.5 cm, base truncate to shallowly cordate, apex acute; lateral veins 5-7 pairs, prominent. Inflorescences up to 5 cm, sometimes grouped into a conical panicle on short axillary branches with reduced leaves; peduncle 1-2 cm; rachis almost straight, often forked; cymules umbel-like. Pedicel to 7 mm. Sepals triangular-lanceolate, ca. 1.2 mm. Corolla subrotate, ca. 6 mm in diam.; lobes triangular-ovate, ca. 2.5 × 1.5 mm. Corona lobes ovoid, apex acute, reaching anther base.

Yunnan [Bangladesh].


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