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16. Beilschmiedia obscurinervia Hung T. Chang, Acta Sci. Nat. Univ. Sunyatseni. 1960(1): 23. 1960.

隐脉琼楠 yin mai qiong nan

Small trees, ca. 5 m tall. Branchlets terete; young branchlets and terminal buds sparsely pubescent. Terminal buds small. Leaves always clustered at apex of branchlet, alternate or sometimes subopposite; petiole 6-12 mm; leaf blade green-brown when dry, narrowly oblong-lanceolate or oblong, rarely narrowly ovate-lanceolate, 5-11 × 2-4 cm, leathery, glabrous on both surfaces, midrib elevated on both surfaces, lateral veins 6-8 pairs, inconspicuous, veins densely foveolate when dry, base broadly cuneate or subrotund, apex acuminate with an obtuse acumen. Inflorescences unknown. Infructescences paniculate, 3-7 cm. Fruits ellipsoid, 2-3.5 × 1-1.7 cm, smooth, densely minutely furfuraceous, dark brown when dry, acute at both ends, apex umbonate; fruiting pedicels 5-7 × ca. 2 mm. Fr. Aug.

● Mixed forests; ca. 900 m. S Guangxi (Shiwan Dashan).


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