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


This taxon is accepted by Apocynaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

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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    Apocynaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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