Pentapanax longipes (Merr.) C.B.Shang & C.F.Ji
  • J. Nanjing Forest. Univ., Nat. Sci. Ed. 31(3): 14 (2007)

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2023): Pentapanax longipes (Merr.) C.B.Shang & C.F.Ji. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 31 May 2023'

General Information

Shrubs, to ca. 6 m tall, climbers or epiphytes, probably andromonoecious. Leaves trifoliolate; petiole 6-8 cm; central petiolule ca. 5 cm, lateral ones 1.5-2.5 cm; leaflets ovate, 8-17 × 4-10 cm, papery, glabrous, secondary veins 8-10 pairs, distinct, tertiary veins inconspicuous, base rounded to broadly acute, margin ciliate, apex acuminate. Inflorescence a terminal corymb of umbels, glabrous; primary axis 5-15 cm; secondary axes 11-12, each 11-17 cm, with several terminal umbels of bisexual flowers and a few lateral umbels of apparently male flowers; peduncle 2-4 cm; pedicels 1-2 cm. Ovary 5-carpellate; styles united basally into a column, free arms recurved. Fruit globose, 5-6 mm in diam.; styles persistent. Fl. Dec-Mar, fr. Mar-May.

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