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Chinese Plant Names | Family List | Apocynaceae | Alyxia

7. Alyxia fascicularis Bentham in Bentham & J. D. Hooker, Gen. Pl. 2: 698. 1876.

尾尖链珠藤 wei jian lian zhu teng

Description from Flora of China

Lianas woody, to 2 m. Bark pale, warty; branchlets gray, glabrous. Leaves opposite or in whorls of 3; petiole 3-5 mm; leaf blade oblong-elliptic, oblong, or oblanceolate, 6-10 X 1.7-3 cm, glabrous, base broadly cuneate, apex caudate-acuminate, acumen ca. 1.5 cm; veins numerous, parallel, slender, raised. Cymes fascicled, short pedunculate, densely flowered, glabrous or puberulent. Sepals ovate. Corolla tube ca. 3 mm; lobes small, rounded. Fruit moniliform, stipitate, with 2-4 cylindric-ellipsoid articles ca. 2 1 cm. Fl. Sep-Nov.

Mixed forests; ca. 1800 m. SE Xizang (Motuo) [India (Khasia Mountain), Thailand].


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