Vallaris

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Vallaris

Description

Trailing or climbing shrubs. Leaves opposite; Inflorescence an axillary cyme, all axes pubescent; Sepals ovate to linear; Stamens exserted; Fruit a follicle, sometimes formed from only one of the carpels; Seeds ellipsoid, flattened;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical, from the Indian subcontinent to Southern China present
3 species from the Indian subcontinent to Southern China; in Malesia 1 species.

Citation

G. Don - in Gen. Hist. 1838: 78
Rudjiman - in Meded. Landbouwhoogeschool Wageningen. 1982: 2
Benth. & Hook.f. - in Gen. Pl. 1876: 710
R.Br., Asclepiadeae. 1810: 53
Pit. - in Lecomte, Fl. Indo-Chine 3. 1933: 1174
Pichon - in Mém. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 1950: 59
Backer & Bakh.f. - in Fl. Java. 1965: 243
K. Schum. - in Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4. 1895: 186
A.DC. - in Prodr. 1844: 399
D.J. Middleton - in Fl. Thailand. 1999: 94