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