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

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