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Camellia transarisanensis (Hayata) Cohen-Stuart

Habit: subshrub

Plant Height (m): 1.5-3 m

Distribution: China: Fujian, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, Jiangxi, Taiwan, Yunnan

Young Branch: pubescent

Leaf upper surface: midrib hairy

Leaf texture: leathery

Leaf lower surface: glabrous, pubescent

Leaf length (cm): 2-4.8 cm

Leaf width (cm): 1-1.7 cm

Leaf shape: oblong-elliptic, elliptic, ovate-lanceolate, ovate

Leaf margin: serrulate

Leaf apex: acuminate, acute, obtuse

Leaf base: broadly-cuneate

Petiole length (mm): 1.5-3 mm

Petiole: pubescent

Flower: solitary, 2-5 flowers clustered

Flower position: axillary, subterminal

Flower diameter (cm): 2.5 cm

Pedicel length (cm): 0.25-0.4 cm

Bractlet number: 3-5

Bractlet: persistent

Bractlet shape: ovate

Branchlet length (mm): 0.5-1.5 mm

Bractlet hairiness: sericeous outside

Sepal: persistent

Sepal number: 5

Sepal shape: broadly ovate, cup-shaped, suborbicular

Sepal length (mm): 2.5-4 mm

Sepal hairiness: glabrous inside, sericeous outside

Petal number: 5-6

Petal color: white

Petal shape: obovate, broadly obovate

Petal apex: retuse, round

Petal length (mm): 11-18 mm

Petal width (mm): 8-13 mm

Petal: basally slightly connate

Stamen length (mm): 13-15 mm

Filaments hairiness: glabrous

Filaments: lower half of outer filaments connate into a short tube

Ovary: glabrous

Ovary shape: orbicular

Ovary locus: 3-locular

Relative length of stamens and styles: equal

Style: 3-cleft

Fruit shape: orbicular

Fruit diameter (cm): 1.5 cm

Seed number per locule: 1

Seed shape: orbicular

Seed color: brown


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