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Kadsura oblongifolia Merrill

Description from Flora of China

Plants glabrous throughout. Petiole 5-14 mm; leaf blade oblong-elliptic to elliptic, 6-10 × 2-3 cm, papery to subleathery, secondary veins 4-6 on each side of midvein, base cuneate to rarely broadly cuneate, margin entire, subentire, or rarely denticulate, apex rounded, acute, or shortly acuminate. Flower peduncle 0.8-1.5 cm (staminate), 1-3 cm (pistillate). Tepals 11-13, yellow to pink, largest 4.5-8 × 3.5-5.5 mm. Staminate flowers: stamens 24 or 25; staminodes absent. Pistillate flowers: carpels 30-50. Fruit peduncle 2-3.2(-3.7) cm; apocarps red, 3.5-8 × 3.5-4.5 mm. Seeds 1 or 2 per apocarp, reniform, 2.5-4 × 3-4.5 mm. Fl. Jul-Nov, fr. Oct-Nov.

This species is used medicinally. The fruit is edible.

● Forests over dry soils; 100-900 m. Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan.

药用植物园 Medicinal Plants Area


 

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