Beaumontia

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Beaumontia

Description

Climbers with white latex. Leaves opposite; Inflorescence a terminal or axillary cyme; Sepals leafy; Stamens with long filaments, adnate to the style head; Fruit an oblong follicle; Seeds numerous, unbeaked, with an apical coma.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: East Himalaya (Bhutan present); India present; Lesser Sunda Is. (Bali present), Nepal present, southern China present
9 species in India, Nepal, Bhutan and Southern China through Indo-China to Bali; in Malesia 2 species.

Citation

Rudjiman - in Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 1987: 3
Pit. - in Lecomte, Fl. Indo-Chine 3. 1933: 1235
D.J. Middleton - in Fl. Thailand. 1999: 100
Backer & Bakh.f. - in Fl. Java. 1965: 239
Pichon - in Mém. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 1950: 61
K. Schum. - in Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4. 1895: 177
A.DC. - in Prodr. 1844: 403
Benth. & Hook.f. - in Gen. Pl. 1876: 721
G. Don - in Gen. Hist. 1837: 77