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Camellia micrantha S. Ye Liang & Y. C. Zhong

Habit: shrub

Plant Height (m): 2-3 m

Elevation (m): 190-350 m

Distribution: China: Guangxi

Young Branch: glabrous

Leaf upper surface: glabrous

Leaf texture: leathery

Leaf lower surface: glabrous, glandular

Leaf length (cm): 8.5-10.5 cm

Leaf width (cm): 3.5-5.5 cm

Leaf shape: elliptic, broadly obovate

Leaf margin: serrulate

Leaf apex: acute, caudate

Leaf base: broadly-cuneate, obtuse

Lateral vein: pairs: 7-8

Petiole length (mm): 6-8 mm

Petiole: glabrous, sulcate

Flower: solitary, 2-5 flowers clustered

Flower position: axillary, subterminal

Flower diameter (cm): 1.5-2.5 cm

Pedicel length (cm): 0.3-0.7 cm

Bractlet number: 5-7

Bractlet shape: ovate, semiorbicular

Branchlet length (mm): 1.5-2.5 mm

Bractlet hairiness: glabrous on both sides, margin ciliated

Sepal number: 5

Sepal shape: suborbicular

Sepal length (mm): 3-4 mm

Sepal width (mm): 4-6 mm

Sepal hairiness: glabrous inside, margin ciliated, pubescent outside

Petal number: 6-8

Petal color: pink, yellowish

Petal shape: suborbicular, obovate-elliptic

Petal length (mm): 6-7 mm

Stamen length (mm): 7-9 mm

Filaments hairiness: glabrous

Filaments: lower half of outer filaments connate, not forming a tube

Ovary: glabrous, pubescent

Ovary shape: orbicular

Ovary locus: 3-locular

Relative length of stamens and styles: equal

Style number: 3

Style length (mm): 6-8 mm

Style hairiness: glabrous

Style: free

Fruit shape: oblate

Fruit height (cm): 1.5-2 cm

Fruit diameter (cm): 3 cm

Seed shape: semiorbicular

Seed color: brown

Seed hairiness: glabrous


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