Tiliacora

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Tiliacora

Description

Lianas. Branchlets bearing prominent discoid petiole-scars. Leaves petiolate; Inflorescences axillary or cauliflorous, pseudo-racemose, composed of few-flowered, peduncled cymes or solitary flowers especially in female inflorescences.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Malaya present N. Australia: present SE. Asia: present Tropical Africa: present
19 species in tropical Africa and 2 in SE. Asia of which 1 in Malesia (Malaya), and 1 endemic in N. Australia.

Citation

DIELS - in Pfl. R. 1910: f. 20-22
TROU-PIN, Monogr. Menisp. afric. 1962: 47
COLEBR. - in Fl. Br. India. 1872: 99
FORMAN - in Kew Bull. 1975: 89
HOOK.f. & TH., Fl. Ind. 1855: 186
COLEBR. - in Kew Bull. 1982: 369
COLEBR. - in Contr. Bot. 1871: t. 104
MIERS - in Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 1864: 252