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Genus :

PERICAMPYLUS

Family :

MENISPERMACEAE

Species of this Genus

Description


Soft woody climbers. Leaves broadly triangular-ovate, palmately 5-nerved. Flowers in axillary, solitary or fasciculate cymes. In male flowers sepals 6 (with 3 outer minute narrow bracts), obovate, outer 3 spathulate, inner 3 broader and concave, petals 6, cuneate, stamens 6, free. In female flowers sepals and petals as in male, staminodes 6, filamentous, carpels 3, styles deeply bifid, recurved. Drupes subglobose, purple to black, style-scar sub-basal. Seeds curved, horseshoe-shaped.