All Floras      Advanced Search
Login | eFloras Home | Help
Chinese Plant Names | Family List | Convolvulaceae | Erycibe

Erycibe myriantha Merr.


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs scandent, 4-7 m tall; axial parts ± densely rust-colored pubescent. Branches terete, subglabrous; branchlets indistinctly angulate, ca. 2 mm in diam. Petiole 3-9 mm; leaf blade oblong-lanceolate, 5-9 X 2-4 cm, papery, glabrous, base cuneate, apex acuminate; lateral veins 3 or 4 pairs, prominent abaxially. Inflorescences terminal, paniculate, loose, 5-24 cm, many flowered. Sepals obovate or circular, ca. 3 mm, densely yellow-orange velutinous abaxially. Corolla white, ca. 8 mm; lobules oblong-obovate, margin ± entire or undulate, midpetaline bands rust-colored woolly. Stamens ca. 2.5 mm; filaments dilated basally; anthers ovoid, apex acuminate. Ovary ellipsoid. Stigma conical, with ridges. Fruit brown, ellipsoid, 1.3-1.5 X 1-1.2 cm. Fl. Jul-Dec, fr. Mar-Apr.

* Forests, thickets, stream banks, dry and sandy soils; 400-600 m. Guangdong, Hainan.


Related Objects  

Flora of China  
  • Illustration
  • Illustration

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