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FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 16 | Convolvulaceae | Argyreia

1. Argyreia strigillosa C. Y. Wu, Yunnan Redai Yaredai Zhiwu Quxi Yanjiu Baogao (Rep. Stud. Pl. Trop. Subtrop. Yunnan). 1: 133. 1965.

细毛银背藤 xi mao yin bei teng

Shrubs scandent. Axial parts ± strigose, young ones densely so. Stems pale or dark brown, ± terete. Petiole ca. 6 cm; leaf blade nearly circular, ca. 12 X 11 cm or larger, sparsely strigose, base shallowly cordate, apex obtuse to acute; lateral veins 8-11 pairs. Cymes axillary, few to several flowered; peduncle 5-11 cm or more; bracts early deciduous, oblong-elliptic, ca. 1 cm. Pedicel 8-10 mm. Sepals broadly elliptic to ovate, ± equal, 9-11 5-6 mm, densely golden woolly abaxially, glabrous and black-brown (in dry specimens) adaxially, apex obtuse to acute. Corolla purple-red, funnelform, 2.8-4 cm, midpetaline bands sparsely whitish pilose-strigose; limb shallowly lobed. Stamens and pistil included; filaments ca. 1.4 cm, basally glandular pubescent; anthers oblong, ca. 3 mm. Disc ringlike, ca. 1 mm high. Ovary glabrous. Style ca. 1.4 cm. Fruit unknown. Fl. Oct-Nov.

* Streamside and roadside thickets; 1100-1600 m. S Yunnan


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