Desmos viridiflorus

Desmos viridiflorus Saff., Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 39: 506 1912. (Syn: Unona viridiflora Bedd. [Illegitimate]); Images by E S Santhosh Kumar (Inserted by J.M.Garg)   Young shoots rufous. Leaves 12-15 x 3 cm, ovate-lanceolate, apex acuminate, base rounded; petiole 0.6-0.8 cm long. Flowers solitary, pedicels to 4 cm long, slender; bracts 1.5-2 cm across, ovate, cordate […]

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Desmos lawii

Desmos lawii (Hook. f. & Thomson) Saff., Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 39: 506 1912. (Syn: Unona lawii Hook.f. & Thomson);   Anurag N Sharma (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more photos click on the links) DES-mos — Greek: desmos (band or chain) … Dave’s BotanaryLAW-ee-eye — named in honour of J. S. Law, ICS and botanistcommonly […]

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Desmos chinensis

Desmos chinensis Loureiro, Fl. Cochinch. 1: 352. 1790. (Syn: Artabotrys esquirolii H. Léveillé; Unona chinensis (Loureiro) Candolle; U. discolor Vahl.) as per Flora of China   Images by Pudji Widodo (Id by Sid & Satish Chile)     Scandent shrubs; branchlets pubescent when young, glabrous later. Leaves alternate, elliptic, ovate or oblong-lanceolate, obtuse, truncate, rarely […]

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