Puneet Varma

Secamonopsis microphylla

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Apocynaceae
Genus  Secamonopsis
Order  Gentianales
Subfamily  Asclepiadoideae
Rank  Species

Secamonopsis microphylla is a plant species endemic to southern Madagascar. It is a trailing or erect herb up to 1.5 m tall. Leaves are narrowly oblong, up to 10 mm long. Flowers in groups of 1-3, yellow, tubular, up to 1.2 mm long.

The only other species in the genus is S. madagascarensis, also indigenous to Madagascar. It is taller, often twining, with larger leaves than S. microphylla.

References

Secamonopsis microphylla Wikipedia


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