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1. Cansjera Jussieu, Gen. Pl. 448. 1789.
[nom. cons.]

山柑藤属 shan gan teng shu

Tsjeru-caniram Adanson, nom. rej.

Lianas or shrubs. Spikes axillary; bracts small, persistent. Flowers bisexual, 1 per bract. Perianth urceolate or campanulate, 4(or 5)-lobed, pilose. Filaments filiform. Disk scales alternate with stamens. Ovary ovoid or cylindric. Style short, hardly exceeding the perianth tube. Drupe mesocarp fleshy; endocarp thin; embryo with 3 or 4 cotyledons.

Three species: S and SE Asia, Australia, Pacific Islands; one species in China.

Lower Taxon


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