E. Launert FTEA 1968
A small attractive semi-erect or scandent shrub (sometimes twining with ends of branches), up to 3 m. or more high; younger stems and inflorescences +/- densely covered with somewhat stiff short hairs, older ones glabrescent. Leaves petiolate; lamina from a usually rounded rarely cuneate base ovate or broadly elliptic, rarely ovate-lanceolate, l.5-2.5(-7) x 0.9-l.8(-3) cm., obtuse or subacute, older ones +/- densely pubescent (more so beneath); secondary nerves usually indistinctly visible; petiole 2-4(-6) mm. long, densely pubescent. Flowers in loose few-flowered corymbs terminating leafy annual branches, 1-1.25 cm. in diameter; bracts linear, 2-4 mm. long. Sepals ovate, +/- 2 mm. long. Petals pure white, lilac or pinkish, oblong or oblong-ovate, +/- spoon-shaped, 3.5-4 mm. long, shortly fimbriate at edges near base, clawed. Stamens with anthers 1-1.3 mm. long; filaments 3-5 mm. long. Styles +/- 4.5-5.5 mm. long. Samara elliptic or ovate-elliptic, 1.8-2 x 0.9-1.1 cm. (in available material, but no fruits were fully developed); lateral wing distinctly retuse at apex; dorsal wing reduced. Fig. 4/1-6, p. 15.
Triaspis niedenzuiana Engl.