All Floras      Search Specimen
Page 429 Login | eFloras Home | Help
IBSC | Family List | Angiospermae | Amaranthaceae

15. Stilbanthus J. D. Hooker, Hooker's Icon. Pl. 13: 67. 1879.

巨苋藤属 ju xian teng shu

Description from Flora of China

Climbers large, woody, with pendulous branches. Leaves opposite. Spikes terminal or axillary from uppermost nodes, often panicled, on pendulous peduncles; midvein of bracteoles flexible, mucronate. Tepals 5, rigid. Stamens 5; filaments shortly connate at base, alternating with pseudostaminodes, pseudostaminodes oblong, long fimbriate; anthers 2-loculed. Ovary oblong, compressed; style slender; stigma minute. Fruit oblong, 1-seeded, indehiscent.

One species: Asia.


 

Related Objects  

Flora of China  
  • PDF File
  • PDF

    IBSC @ efloras.org
    Browse by
    Family
    Genera
    Search by name

    Specimen Search

    People @ IBSC

     

     

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