Greek loron—thong, petalon—petal, referring to the strap-shaped petals.
For description see species.
Leaves 3-4 cm long; petals long, strap-like, white.
1 (2-3) species from India and China.
Source: (1997). Hamamelidaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.