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6. Paraderris malaccensis (Bentham) Adema, Thai Forest Bull., Bot. 28: 11. 2001.

异翅鱼藤 yi chi yu teng

Derris cuneifolia Bentham var. malaccensis Bentham, J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 4(Suppl.): 112. 1860; D. malaccensis (Bentham) Prain.

Lianas, 10-15 m, glabrous except ovaries and mouth of calyces. Leaves 5- or 7(or 9)-foliolate; rachis 20-30 cm, in­cluding petiole 3-7 cm; leaflet blades elliptic, 10-15 cm, sub­leathery, base rounded, apex caudate-acuminate. Pseudora­cemes shorter than leaves; rachis nodes with flowers often on short branchlets. Flowers ca. 1.7 cm. Calyx pink, campanulate, ca. 3 mm, apical margin sinuate and ciliate. Corolla rose-red, pink, or whitish, 1.3-1.4 cm; standard orbicular, apex truncate or emarginate. Ovary velutinous. Legume oblong, 5-8 cm; both sutures winged, abaxial suture with wing 1 mm wide or less. Seeds 1-4 per legume. Fl. Feb-May, fr. Apr-Aug.

Cultivated in Guangdong (Guangzhou) and Hainan [native to Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet­nam].

Adema (Blumea 48: 139. 2003) synonymized Paraderris malac­censis under P. montana (Bentham) Adema (Derris montana Bentham).


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