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Climbers; Leaves opposite; Inflorescence terminal and/or axillary, often thyrsoid; Sepals with or without colleters in the axils. Stamens inserted at around the middle of the corolla tube, completely included within the tube, adnate to the style head; Fruit of paired follicles; Seeds not beaked;


Asia-Tropical, from the Himalayas to New Guinea present
10 species from the Himalayas to New Guinea; in Malesia 8 species.


Many species of Micrechites show a marked distinction between younger and older growth form with much smaller leaves in the younger forms. They may, however, still flower even in this form.


Benth. & Hook.f. 1876 – In: Gen. Pl.: 714
Hook.f. 1882 – In: Fl. Brit. India: 670
Coode et al. 1996: Checklist Pl. Brunei: 27
D.J. Middleton 1994 – In: Blumea: 74
Pit. 1933 – In: Lecomte, Fl. Indo-Chine 3: 1257
D.J. Middleton 1999 – In: Fl. Thailand: 113
Backer & Bakh.f. 1965 – In: Fl. Java: 234
P.I. Forst. 1996 – In: Fl. Australia: 194
K. Schum. 1895 – In: Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4: 163
Pichon 1950 – In: Mém. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.: 34