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7. Hiptage tianyangensis F. N. Wei, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 19: 358. 1981.

田阳风筝果 tian yang feng zheng guo

Lianoid shrubs; branches terete, brown, lenticellate; branchlets gray-brown, puberulent. Leaves opposite; petiole ca. 5 mm; leaf blade ovate or elliptic, 7-12 × 2.5-5.5 cm, base broadly cuneate or rounded, margin recurved, apex acuminate, both surfaces glabrous; lateral veins 6 pairs. Racemes axillary, ca. 3 cm, pedicels pubescent. Sepals ovate, ca. 3 mm, glabrous, apex obtuse, margin ciliate; gland rotund, not decurrent to pedicel. Petals white, ovate-orbicular, asymmetrical, pubescent, margin fimbriate. Stamen filaments glabrous. Ovary deeply 3-lobed, puberulent; style glabrous. Samara puberulent, wings suboblong, apex irregular or serrate, abaxial wing ca. 2.5 × 0.5 cm. Fl. Mar, fr. Apr-May.

● Shrub forests on exposed to sunny slopes or hilltops; ca. 400 m. W Guangxi (Tianyang), Guizhou.


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