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3. Macrosolen robinsonii (Gamble) Danser, Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg, sér. 3. 10: 345. 1929.

短序鞘花 duan xu qiao hua

Elytranthe robinsonii Gamble, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1913: 45. 1913.

Shrub 0.5-1 m tall. Branches grayish, rather lenticellate. Petiole 2-4 mm; leaf blade elliptic to lanceolate, (4-)7-9 × (1.5-)2-3 cm, leathery, midvein elevated on both sides, lateral veins adaxially conspicuous, base cuneate, apex acuminate or obtuse. Inflorescences usually paired, at node of branchlets or axillary, 2- or 3-flowered umbels; peduncle 1-2.5 mm; bract ovate, ca. 1 mm; bracteoles subovate, almost connate, ca. 1 mm. Pedicel 1-2 mm. Calyx ellipsoid, ca. 2 mm, limb annular, margin repand. Mature bud 1.1-1.5 cm. Corolla orange or yellow, tube inflated, lobes lanceolate, 5-7 mm, reflexed. Filaments ca. 3 mm; anthers 1-1.5 mm. Berry unknown. Fl. Apr-Sep.

Forests, mountain slopes; 1000-1800(-2500) m. SW Yunnan [Malaysia, S Vietnam].

The plants are parasitic on species of Quercus.


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