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Large lianas. Leaves often peltate, palmately nerved, lamina tomentellous, often whitish below. Inflorescence supra-axillary or ramiflorous, composed of a raceme of peduncled ± globose heads of flowers.


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; India present; Malaya present; Sumatera (Sumatera present); Thailand (Thailand present), Ceylon present, W. Java present, W. Malesia present
Two species: Ceylon, India, Thailand, Indochina; in W. Malesia: Malaya, Sumatra, W. Java, Borneo.


Diels 1910 – In: Pfl. R. p 110
MIERS 1871 – In: Contr. Bot. p 19
HOOK.f. & TH. 1855 – In: Fl. Ind. p 177
Benth. 1862 – In: B. & H., Gen. Pl. 1. p 35
FORMAN 1978 – In: Kew Bull. p 324
Hook.f. 1872 – In: Fl. Br. India. p 98