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3. Beilschmiedia muricata Hung T. Chang, Acta Sci. Nat. Univ. Sunyatseni. 1960(1): 22. 1960.

瘤果琼楠 liu guo qiong nan

Shrubs or small trees. Branchlets gray-brown, lenticellate; young branchlets and small terminal buds gray-brown puberulent. Leaves alternate or subopposite; petiole 7-8 mm, puberulent; leaf blade abaxially gray-brown, adaxially shiny green, oblong, 4-7 × 1.5-2.5 cm, leathery, puberulent when young but soon glabrate, midrib abaxially elevated, adaxially impressed, lateral veins 7 or 8 pairs, inconspicuous, somewhat elevated abaxially, slender, green-brown adaxially, purple-brown abaxially when dry, veinlets slender, densely reticulate, conspicuous abaxially, base cuneate, apex shortly acuminate or somewhat obtuse. Inflorescences unknown. Fruits dark brown, ellipsoid, ca. 1.8 × 1.2 cm, obtuse at both ends, densely and conspicuously verruculose; fruiting pedicels ca. 2 mm in diam.

● Mixed forests. S Guangxi (Shiwan Dashan).


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