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Piper hancei Maxim.


Description from Flora of China

Chavica leptostachya Hance, J. Bot. 6: 301. 1868, not Piper leptostachyon Nuttall (1822); P. matthewii Dunn.

Climbers to more than 10 m, glabrous except for rachis and bases of bracts, dioecious. Stems rooting at nodes, finely striated. Petiole 5-12 mm; prophyll ca. 1/2 as long as petiole; leaf blade ovate-lanceolate or elliptic, rarely lanceolate, 6-12 × 2.5-4.5 cm, papery to ± leathery, base gradually tapered or cuneate, sometimes rounded, symmetric or nearly so, apex acute or acuminate; veins 5(-7), apical pair arising 1-3 cm above base, alternate, nearly reaching leaf apex; reticulate veins usually conspicuous. Spikes leaf-opposed. Male spikes yellow, 6-10 cm × ca. 2 mm; peduncle ca. as long as petioles or slightly longer; rachis pubescent; bracts suborbicular, ca. 0.8 mm wide, peltate, adaxially pilose, ± sessile to shortly stalked. Stamens 2. Female spikes ca. 3 cm, longer in fruit; bracts as in male spikes but petioles slightly longer. Ovary subglobose, distinct; stigmas (3 or )4. Drupe yellow, globose, 2.5-3 mm in diam. Fl. Mar-Aug.

Used medicinally.

* Forests, on trees or rocks; near sea level to 1700 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, S Guizhou, S Hunan, SE Yunnan, Zhejiang

生活型: 藤本

栽培植物: 野生

特征: 木质藤本;花淡黄色,果红色

花期: 2--5

果期: 冬月

生境: 生于林中、攀援于树上或石上

用途: 全株药用,祛风活络,散寒止痛,行气消肿,治跌 打损伤,风湿骨痛,咳嗽,慢性胃炎,蛇伤等

门中名: 种子植物门

亚门中名: 被子植物亚门

纲中名: 双子叶植物纲

中文别名: 石南藤


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