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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2635)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2573)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2146)

      Order: Ranunculales (58)

        Family: Menispermaceae (1)(family description)

          Genus: Tinomiscium (1)

            Epithet: petiolare Miers (1)

Synonyms: Burasaia javanensis Zippel, Cocculus petiolaris Wall., Parabaena dielsii Elmer, Tinomiscium coriaceum Miers, Tinomiscium elasticum Becc., Tinomiscium javanicum Miers, Tinomiscium micranthum Diels, Tinomiscium molle Diels, Tinomiscium petiolare Hook.fil. & Thomson, Tinomiscium philippinense Diels, Tinomiscium phytocrenoides Kurz, Tinomiscium pyrrhobotryum Miq., Tinomiscium tonkinense Gagnep.

coriaceum => leather-like

javanicum => from Java, Indonesia

micranthum => small flowered

molle => soft, tender, usually meaning pubescent like velvet

petiolare => having petioles, not sessile, distinctly petiolate

petiolaris => having petioles, not sessile, distinctly petiolate

tonkinense => from the area of the Gulf of Tonkin, Northeastern Vietnam

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: liana

Flower colour: beige

External links

Check for Tinomiscium petiolare at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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