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24. Micholitzia N. E. Brown, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew. 1909: 358. 1909.

扇叶藤属 shan ye teng shu

Description from Flora of China

Hoya sect. Antiostelma Tsiang & P. T. Li; Antiostelma (Tsiang & P. T. Li) P. T. Li.

Subshrubs epiphytic or epilithic. Stems rooting from lowermost nodes only. Leaves opposite, fleshy. Inflorescences extra-axillary, rachis usually branched, branches racemelike with close-spaced pedicel scars and producing successive umbel-like clusters of flowers. Calyx not glandular. Corolla tubular; lobes erect, twisted to left. Corona lobes 5, fleshy, erect, square, adnate lengthwise to gynostegium, margin strongly recurved at back. Anther with membranous apical appendages; pollinia 2 per pollinarium, erect, basal margin translucent. Stigma head beaked, exceeding anther appendages. Follicles linear-lanceolate.

One species: China, India, Myanmar, Thailand.


 

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