Roureopsis emarginata (Jack) Merr.
  • J. Arnold Arbor.


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

General Description

Lianas woody or scandent shrubs, to 2 m tall. Branchlets terete, ± fulvous pubescent when young, glabrous when mature, longitudinally finely striate. Leaves odd-pinnate, rarely 1-foliolate; petiole, rachis, and petiolules ± pubescent; leaflets usually 2–4-paired; leaflet blade greenish abaxially, dark green adaxially, elliptic to elliptic-ovate, 6–12 × 3–5 cm (proximal ones smaller), herbaceous to papery, glabrous on both surfaces or sometimes appressed pubescent along midvein abaxially, veins 5–7-paired, curved ascending, distinctly looped and jointed some distance from margin, base obliquely rounded, margin entire, apex emarginate and abruptly shortly acuminate. Inflorescences axillary, rarely terminal, usually fascicles of (1 or)2 or 3 racemes; racemes 2–5 cm, 4-or 5-flowered; rachis and pedicels subglabrous; bracts minute, pubescent. Sepals 5, free, ovate to long elliptic, 5–6 × 2–3 mm, enlarged in fruit, membranous, slightly pubescent abaxially, rarely glabrous. Petals 12–25 × 1–2.5 mm, glabrous or with a few hairs on distal 1/2 abaxially. Stamens free or ± connate at base. Carpels usually glabrous. Follicles 1–3 per flower, sessile, dark red when fresh, purple-red when dry, long ellipsoid, 1.3–2.5 × 0.9–1.2 cm, glabrous, apex abruptly pointed. Seed 1, black, glossy, surrounded by fulvous aril at base.

 Information From

Connaraceae
World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
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.
  • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).