Melodinus cochinchinensis (Lour.) Merr.
  • Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2019): Melodinus cochinchinensis (Lour.) Merr. Published on the Internet; http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000240143. Accessed on: 21 Oct 2019'

General Information

Lianas stout, to 10 m, glabrous except for inflorescences. Branches dark brown. Petiole 6-10 mm; leaf blade elliptic or narrowly so, 6-19 X 2.2-6.5 cm, papery, base cuneate, apex acute or acuminate; lateral veins numerous, convergent, conspicuous. Cymes paniculate, terminal, 3-branched, 4-5.5 cm, minutely pilose; bracts and bracteoles minute. Pedicel short. Sepals orbicular or broadly elliptic, ca. 2 mm, ciliate, apex subacute to rounded. Corolla white; tube ca. 6 mm, pilose except at base; lobes ovate, ca. 3.5 mm; corona large, lobes 2-cleft, villous. Ovary glabrous. Style ca. 3 mm. Berries narrowly ellipsoid, ca. 9 X 5 cm. Seeds oblong or ovate, ca. 1.3 cm. Fl. Apr-May, fr. Sep-Nov.

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