Aspidistra cerina

Accepted name Aspidistra cerina G. Z. Li & S. C. Tang. Guihaia 22(4): 289, fig. 1. (2002).
Distribution China (Guangxi)
Description Rhizome: creeping, terete.

Leaves: solitary to ca. [?]; cataphylls undescribed; petiole undescribed; lamina undescribed.

Peduncle: erect with ca. 4 bracts, the top two almost enclosing the perigone tube; flowers solitary.

Perianth [Perigone]: campanulate; white or pale yellow, tube ca. 8 mm long x 6 mm wide, lobes 6 ca. 2 mm long x 2 mm wide, suberect.

Stamens: 6, anthers narrow, ca. 4 mm long, at half the length of tube.

Pistil: columnar; style ca. 14 mm long x ca. 1 mm diameter basally but ca. 1.5 mm for most of its length scarcely or slightly enlarged at the top into a 3-lobed stigma, the lobes with a central line bifurcated just before the margin.

Fruit: undescribed.

Phenology: undescribed.

2n = ?

Based on Li Guangzhao 2004 and Tillich 2005


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