Streptolirion volubile Edgew.
  • Proc. Linn. Soc. London

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Streptolirion volubile Edgew. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 05 Dec 2020'

General Information

Herbs mostly climbing, rarely erect. Stems 0.5--6 m, often glabrous, or covered with yellow or brown, multicellular hairs. Petiole 3--11.5 cm; leaf blade cordate-orbicular, less often cordate-ovate, 5--15 × 3--15 cm, adaxially ± pubescent, apex often caudate. Cincinni with 1 to several flowers, in panicles, rarely cymes. Proximal bracts leaflike, 1.5--6 cm; distal ones smaller and ovate-lanceolate, rarely linear or lanceolate and boat-shaped. Pedicels absent. Sepals 3--5 mm, apex acute. Petals white or pale purple first, then turning white, linear or rarely filiform, 6--7 × (0.3--)1 mm, slightly longer than sepals. Capsule 4--7(--10) mm, with awn-shaped beak. Seeds gray-brown, 2.5(--4) mm. Fl. Jul--Aug, fr. Sep--Oct.

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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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