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10. Erycibe henryi Prain, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 73(2): 15. 1904.

台湾丁公藤 tai wan ding gong teng

Erycibe acutifolia Hayata.

Shrubs climbing. Branchlets striate. Petiole 1.5-3 cm, puberulent; leaf blade broadly elliptic, 5-7 X 3-4.5 cm, rigidly papery, glabrous, base cuneate, apex abruptly acuminate or cuspidate; lateral veins 4-6 pairs. Inflorescences terminal or axillary, paniculate, ± conical, 2-15 cm, ± brownish appressed pubescent. Pedicel 4-13 mm. Sepals elliptic-circular, 2-3 mm, pubescent abaxially. Corolla white, 8-10 mm; lobules oblong-elliptic, margin entire or undulate, involute, midpetaline bands rust-colored appressed pubescent abaxially. Stamens ca. 2 mm; filaments ca. as long as anthers; anthers triangular, apex acuminate to caudate. Ovary columnar (drum-shaped), glabrous. Stigma depressed conical, wider than ovary, 5-ridged. Fruit black, ellipsoid, ca. 1.8 X 1 cm, glabrous. Fl Jun-Sep, fr. Mar-Apr.

Thickets, secondary forests, sandstone cliffs; 0-300 m. Taiwan [S Japan including Ryukyu Islands].


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