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67. Aganope Miquel, Fl. Ned. Ind. 1: 151. 1855.

双束鱼藤属 shuang shu yu teng shu

Authors: Dezhao Chen & Les Pedley

Lianas, woody, or sprawling trees. Leaflets (sub)opposite, papery to subleathery; stipules caducous; stipels caducous or absent. Inflorescences terminal or supra-axillary in well-developed pseudopanicles; bracts shorter than corresponding buds; bracteoles caducous. Calyx with cupular or campanulate tube, subtruncate or with distinct teeth. Petals glabrous or slightly pubescent; standard truncate to subcordate, with or without calluses; wings free from keel at least proximally. Stamens diadelphous, vexillary stamen free from other 9. Disk present; ovary with 1-10 ovules. Legumes compressed, woody; abaxial or both sutures with longitudinal wing. Seeds 1 to several per legume; hilum eccentric; radicle short, straight.

About seven species: tropical and subtropical Africa, Asia, and Pacific islands; three species (one endemic) in China.

1 Trees; panicles glabrous; leaflets 5 or 7.   1 A. latifolia
+ Lianas or scandent shrubs; panicles pilose or pubescent; leaflets 5-9   (2)
2 (1) Calyx ca. 3 mm, sparsely pilose; flowers ca. 0.8 cm; legume 5-10 cm.   2 A. thyrsiflora
+ Calyx ca. 6 mm, densely pubescent; flowers 1.5-1.7 cm; legume 10-15 cm.   3 A. dinghuensis

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