Cansjera

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Cansjera

Description

Lianas or erect shrubs, root parasites; Leaves herbaceous to thinly-fleshy or coriaceous, glabrous or hairy. Flowers bisexual, in axillary spikes, each flower in the axil of a small persisting bract. Stamens not exceeding the perianth tube; Ovary ovoid to cylindric;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, India present; Sri Lanka (Sri Lanka present) N. Australia: present S. China: present
3 spp., from India and Sri Lanka to S. China, Malesia, and N. Australia. .

Citation

O.K. - in Rev. Gen. Pl. 1891: 112
ENGL. - in E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam. 3. 1889: 241
PFEIFFER - in Nom. 1874: 1501
SLEUM. - in E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam., ed. 2, 16b. 1935: 36
MEISN. - in DC., Prod. 14. 1857: 519
VALET., Crit. Overz. Olacin. 1886: 156
B. & H. - in Gen. Pl. 1862: 349
BTH. - in Fl. Austr. 1863: 191
HIEPKO - in Willdenowia. 1979: 43
BAILL. - in Adansonia. 1862: 124
BAILL. - in Hist. Pl. 1892: 458
ENDL. - in Gen. Pl. 1837: 331