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4. Pristimera cambodiana (Pierre) A. C. Smith, J. Arnold Arbor. 26: 177. 1945.

风车果 feng che guo

Hippocratea cambodiana Pierre, Fl. Forest. Cochinch. 4: t. 302b. 1893.

Lianas; branches terete, gray-brown and glabrous when young. Petiole 1-1.5 mm; leaf blade ovate-oblong, ovate- elliptic, or ovate-lanceolate, 12-15 × 5-9 cm, subleathery, base broadly cuneate, margin sparsely denticulate, apex acuminate or subacute; lateral veins 6 or 7 pairs, reticulate veins abaxially conspicuous, horizontally spreading. Flowers light green; sepals oblong, 2-3 × ca. 0.7 mm; petals involute. Filaments flat; anthers subglobose, basifixed. Ovary with 6 ovules per locule; style less than 1 mm; stigma slightly 3-lobed. Fruits 1-3-fascicled capsules; capsule oblong, 7-8(-12.5) cm, flattened, base rounded, apex obliquely truncate or obliquely emarginate, 6-seeded. Seeds flattened, black when dry. Fl. May-Jun, fr. Jun-Feb.

Sparse forests of mountainous slopes; 200-1500 m. S and SW Guangxi, S and SW Yunnan [Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam].


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