All Floras      Advanced Search
FOC Vol. 19 Page 293, 294 Login | eFloras Home | Help
FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 19 | Rubiaceae | Pseudopyxis

1. Pseudopyxis monilirhizoma Tao Chen, Edinburgh J. Bot. 64: 304. 2007.

胀节假盖果草 zhang jie jia gai guo cao

Herbs, to 10 cm tall, with fetid odor; rhizomes sparsely branched, with nodes tuberous and conspicuously enlarged, with internodes usually more than 2 cm; stems quadrate, glabrous except densely hirtellous or pilosulous in 2 interpetiolar rows. Leaves 2 or 3 pairs; petiole 0.3-2 cm, glabrous or densely pilosulous abaxially; blade drying membranous, deltoid-ovate, 0.8-4.5 × 0.6-3.5 cm, sparsely hispidulous on both surfaces, base cuneate to truncate, margins entire or ciliate, apex acute or obtuse; secondary veins 4 or 5 pairs; stipules ca. 0.5 mm. Inflorescences 2-6-flowered; peduncles 2-4 mm, puberulent. Calyx hispidulous in lines; hypanthium portion obconic, longitudinally ribbed, ca. 1 mm; lobes ovate to ovate-lanceolate, ca. 2 mm. Corolla white or pink, salverform, externally glabrous, internally pilosulous in tube and on lobes; tube ca. 5 mm; lobes lanceolate or narrowly elliptic-oblong, ca. 4 mm, acute to subacute. Capsules obconic, size not noted; seeds ca. 1.2 mm. Fl. Jun-Aug, fr. Aug-Oct.

● Wet sites in rock crevices or on stream banks in forest understories; 1400-1600 m. Zhejiang (Longquan).


Related Objects  
  • Illustration
  • Illustration

    Flora of China @
    Browse by
    Advanced Search

    Flora of China Home




     |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |