Pentastelma

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Pentastelma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Genus: Pentastelma
Tsiang & P.T.Li
Binomial name
Pentastelma auritum
Tsiang & P.T.Li

Pentastelma is a genus of liana in family Apocynaceae, first published as a genus in 1974. It contains only one known species, Pentastelma auritum, endemic to the Island of Hainan in China.[1]

The species is listed as critically endangered.[2]

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