IUCN threat status:

Not evaluated

Comprehensive Description

Read full entry

General Description

Trees ca. 25 m tall. Petiole 3-10 cm long, glabrous or pubescent; leaf blade ovate or triangular-cordate, 13-20 cm long, 10-13 cm wide, thick leathery, base truncate or slightly cordate, apex acuminate; lateral veins 4 or 5 on each side of midrib. Inflorescences corymbose-racemose, 7-15-flowered, glabrous or pubescent. Calyx divided nearly to base into 2 parts; lobes ovate-rounded. Corolla campanulate, pale red to pale purple, purple spotted adaxially, ca. 3.2 cm. Stamens included; staminodes inserted at base of corolla tube; anthers divergent, 3-4 mm. Style filiform, ca. 2.5 cm; stigma 2-lobed. Capsule terete, nodding, 55-80 cm; fruiting septum leathery, 2-lobed. Seeds terete, linear, thin membranous, filiform hairy at both ends with hairs 5-6 cm.

Trusted

Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 3.0 (CC BY-NC 3.0)

© Wen, Jun

Source: Plants of Tibet

Belongs to 0 communities

This taxon hasn't been featured in any communities yet.

Learn more about Communities

Disclaimer

EOL content is automatically assembled from many different content providers. As a result, from time to time you may find pages on EOL that are confusing.

To request an improvement, please leave a comment on the page. Thank you!