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Woody lianas with opposite, entire leaves, usually bearing stellate hairs. Dioecious, with lateral or terminal cymose panicles or pleiochasia.


Asia-Tropical:, New Guinea present Australasia:, Queensland (Queensland present) E. Sulawesi: present
Australia and Malesia: 11 spp. in New Guinea, of which 3 may also occur in Queensland and one extends to E. Sulawesi. Three further species have been described from Australia.


BTH. - in Fl. Austr. 1870: 291
F.v.M., Übersicht Gattungen Monim. 1925: 42
PHILIPSON - in Blumea. 1982: f. 1-3
PERKINS - in Bot. Jahrb. 1915: 214
HUTCH. - in Gen. Fl. Pl. 1964: 119
A.DC. - in Prod. 1864: 657
PERKINS & GILO - in Pfl. R. 1901: 64