Physical Description

Morphology

Description

Shrubs scandent, 1-3 m. Branchlets terete, pubescent when young. Leaves opposite or nearly so, simple; petiole 2-5 mm, articulate, pubescent; leaf blade ovate or elliptic, 3.5-10.5 × 1.5-4.5 cm, papery, pubescent along veins and with tufted hairs at vein axils abaxially, base blunt or subcordate, apex acute to acuminate; primary veins 3-5 on each side of midrib, obvious. Cymes terminal or axillary, 2-5-flowered; bracts linear, 1-10 mm. Pedicel absent or less than 3 mm. Calyx white, drying yellow-white, pubescent or glabrous; tube 2-3 mm; lobes 5-8, linear, 4-12 mm. Corolla white; tube 1.4-2.2 cm; lobes 5 or 6, ovate or lanceolate, 5-10 mm. Berry subglobose, 0.6-1.5 cm × 4-7 mm. Fl. Oct-Nov, fr. Mar.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat & Distribution

* Montane regions, dense woods; low elevations. Guangxi.
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