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Convolvulaceae
Rapona tiliifolia (Baker) Verdcourt

Verified by: Temperate sect. 14 September 2014
Notes: Verified with Deroin, T. 2001 'Flore de Madagascar'. Plant volubule with hairy stems. Inflorescences axillary of short racemes. Flowers yellow-white campanulate to 10mm long. Style bifid to 2/5 of its lenght. Stigmas capitate. Filaments hairy. Calyx is said to be very accrescent in fruit and becoming two long wings.
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Wild voucher no:                                 23 May 2004
Locality:  Madagascar, Tulear Prov., Kirindy
Coordinates:  1517m
Field notes: Associated with Grewia sp., Adansonia za.. MSB 225656.
Collector:Silo, Nat Graine 790

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