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Stems to 8 m, terete, glabrous. Petiole 4-12 cm, with apical adaxial gland cluster; leaf blade ovate, 6-20 × 4-15 cm, sparsely appressed pubescent to glabrous, base deeply cordate, apex acute-acuminate; lateral veins 6 or 7 pairs. Peduncle 3.7-13 cm. Pedicel 1.2-4 cm. Sepals ovate-oblong, 3-4 mm, ciliate. Corolla yellowish white; tube 1.2-1.8 cm, limb 3-4 cm in diam.; lobes shorter than tube, oblong, glabrous. Corona lobes white, 1-1.2 cm. Ovaries glabrous. Follicles ca. 16 × 4 cm. Seeds ovate; coma to 4 cm. Fl. Jun-Aug, fr. Sep-Dec.


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