Parameria

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Parameria

Description

Climbers, producing white latex. Leaves opposite, those of a pair equal, very rarely in whorls of 3; Inflorescence of terminal and/or axillary cymes often forming a panicle. Flowers 5-merous, actinomorphic. Sepal lobes free; Stamens completely included within the corolla tube, attached in a ring to the style head; Fruit of paired follicles; Seeds hirsute;

Distribution

from India and southern China to western Malesia present
3 species from India and Southern China to western Malesia.

Citation

K. Schum. 1895 – In: Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4. p 162
Coode et al. 1996: Checklist Pl. Brunei. p 28
Backer & Bakh.f. 1965 – In: Fl. Java. p 233
D.J. Middleton 2004 – In: Tree Fl. Sabah & Sarawak. p 8
Benth. 2001 – In: PROSEA. p 402
Pit. 1933 – In: Lecomte, Fl. Indo-Chine 3. p 1200
Pichon 1950 – In: Mém. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. p 85
Pichon 1950 – In: Mém. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. p 102
D.J. Middleton 1996 – In: Blumea. p 74
Benth. 1999 – In: Fl. Thailand. p 150