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6. Trachelospermum dunnii (H. Léveillé) H. Léveillé, Fl. Kouy-Tchéou. 31. 1914.

锈毛络石 xiu mao luo shi

Melodinus dunnii H. Léveillé, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 9: 453. 1911. Trachelospermum eglandulatum D. Fang; T. rubrinerve H. Léveillé; T. tenax Tsiang.

Lianas woody, to 20 m, rust colored tomentose. Petiole 3-5 mm; leaf blade oblong, elliptic, or narrowly so, 6-10 X 2-3 cm, base obtuse or subcordate to subauriculate-cordate, apex short acuminate or acute, lateral veins 10-14 pairs. Cymes terminal or axillary; peduncle 1.2-1.5 cm. Pedicel 1-2.5 cm. Sepals slightly spreading, narrowly elliptic, 3-4 mm, tomentose, apex acute, recurved. Corolla white, tube 5-6 mm, pilose; lobes obliquely obovate or elliptic, falcate, 8-9 mm. Stamens inserted near base of corolla tube; disc 5-lobed, as long as ovary. Follicles connate, cylindric to fusiform, 8-9 X ca. 1.2 cm, pubescent. Seeds ca. 1 cm, coma 3-4 cm. Fl. Mar-Aug, fr. Jun-Dec.

Open forests, brushwoods; 300-1600 m. Guangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, Yunnan, Zhejiang [Vietnam].

The young leaves are used in Guangxi as medicine for injury.


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