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Kopsia Bl.


Description from Flora of China

Trees or shrubs with white latex. Leaves opposite. Cymes terminal, 3- to many flowered, bracteate; peduncle long or short; bracteoles small or large. Flowers white or rose, 5-merous. Calyx small, deeply divided, without glands. Corolla salverform, tube 2.3-5 cm, narrow, dilated at or below apex; throat without scales, pilose inside; lobes overlapping to right. Stamens inserted above middle of corolla tube; filaments very short; anthers narrowly oblong or ovate, included, free from pistil head, base rounded; disc scales alternate with ovaries. Ovaries 2, distinct; ovules 2 per locule. Style filiform; pistil head thickened, with a short basal collar and apiculate apex. Drupes 1 or 2, ellipsoid, 1- or 2-seeded. Seeds oblong, testa membranous, not comose.

About 20 species: SE Asia, three in China.

经济区 Economic Plants Area, 药用植物园 Medicinal Plants Area, 木本花卉区 Woody Accrescent Area, 濒危园 Endangered Plants Garden, 标本园 Specimens Garden, 引种苗圃 Introducing Plants Nursery

Lower Taxa


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