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Lycianthes biflora (Lour.) Bitt.


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs or subshrubs 0.5-1.5 m tall; pubescence yellowish, of simple, often moniliform hairs mixed with many-celled ones. Petiole 0.5-4 cm; leaf blade dimorphic; blade of major leaf elliptic-ovate, 9-15 × 3.5-7 cm, sparsely pubescent adaxially, denser abaxially, base cuneate, apex acute or acuminate; blade of minor leaf broadly ovate, 2.5-4 × 2-3 cm, base broadly rounded and decurrent, apex acute. Inflorescences several-flowered fascicles in leaf axils. Pedicel 0.5-2 cm. Calyx cup-shaped, 3-6 × 3-3.5 mm, 10-dentate; teeth linear-subulate, 2-3 mm. Corolla pale purple or white, often drying dark, stellate, 8-12 × 8-10 mm; lobes lanceolate, 6 × 1.8 mm. Filaments ca. 1 mm; anthers ca. 3 mm, sometimes pubescent adaxially. Style 8-9 mm. Fruiting pedicel 1-2 cm. Fruiting calyx densely pubescent with simple and branched hairs; teeth elongate, 3-3.5 mm. Berry red, globose, 6-9 mm in diam. Seeds numerous, pale yellow, ovate to subdeltate, ca. 2 ×1.5 mm, reticulate.

China [India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Guinea, Philippines, Thailand]

生活型: 灌木

栽培植物: 野生

特征: 灌木或亚灌木

花期: 几全年

生境: 生于灌丛、林下及平地屋旁

用途: 根、叶、果治消化不良、疮疥、蛇伤、跌打等

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: 十萼茄、钮扣子


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