Chonemorpha

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Chonemorpha

Description

Large woody climbers. Branchlets frequently lenticellate; Leaves opposite; Inflorescence a terminal panicle; Sepals often connate for large part of length; Stamens inserted in lower half of corolla tube, completely included in tube; Fruit of paired follicles, mostly rather flattened, rarely fused together at the apices. Seeds with a long narrowly acuminate end topped with a coma directed towards the fruit apex.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical, from India and China to Malesia present
About 10 species from India and China to Malesia; in Malesia 3 species.

Taxonomy

This genus is in need of a comprehensive revision thoughout its range.

Citation

H. Huber - in Abeyw. (ed.), Revis. Handb. Fl. Ceylon 4. 1983: 56
D.J. Middleton - in Novon. 1993: 455
Benth. & Hook.f. - in Gen. Pl. 1876: 720
P.T. Li et al. - in Fl. China. 1995: 170
K. Schum. - in Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4. 1895: 177
K. Schum. - in Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4. 1895: 172
Backer & Bakh.f. - in Fl. Java. 1965: 237
Furtado - in Gard. Bull. Straits Settlem. 1935: 113
D.J. Middleton - in Fl. Thailand. 1999: 121
Pit. - in Lecomte, Fl. Indo-Chine 3. 1933: 1239
H. Huber - in Abeyw. (ed.), Revis. Handb. Fl. Ceylon 1. 1973: 19
G. Don - in Tree Fl. Sabah & Sarawak. 2004: 13
Lý - in Feddes Repert. 1986: 653
Tsiang & P.T. Li - in Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 1977: 195
Pichon - in Mém. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 1950: 33
Seshagiri Rao - in J. Indian Bot. Soc. 1953: 34
Chatterjee - in Kew Bull. 1947: 47
Backer & Bakh.f. - in Fl. Java. 1965: 238
Pit. - in Lecomte, Fl. Indo-Chine 3. 1933: 1246
Tsiang & P.T. Li - in Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 1977: 206
Lý - in Feddes Repert. 1986: 650
Pichon - in Mém. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 1950: 32