Dregea sinensis Hemsl.
Wattakaka sinensis (Hemsl.) Stapf
Asclepiadaceae
Dregea sinensis (37170 octets)
Deciduous climber with pubescent shoots. Leaves opposite, ovate, 4-18 cm long, 2-8 cm wide. Base cordate, apex acute. Lamina dark green and slightly hairy above, whitish and wooly tomentose beneath. Inflorescence in umbels in June. Flowers long stalked, about 1.5 cm across. Corolla with 5 white lobes, with purple spots at base. Fruit is an elongated striate follicle. Only for a sheltered position in cold areas.

Home: Central and Western China

Other views: Flowers, Foliage

Cultivated: France

Author: Frédéric Tournay

Not found! Ethnobotanical aspects of Dregea sinensis by Plants for a future database

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