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FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 7 | Lauraceae | Beilschmiedia

35. Beilschmiedia sichourensis H. W. Li, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 17(2): 67. 1979.

西畴琼楠 xi chou qiong nan

Trees, ca. 7 m tall. Current year branchlets reddish brown on lower part, brownish on upper part, compressed, angled, glabrous. Terminal buds large, ovoid, glabrous. Leaves opposite; petiole 1-1.5 cm; leaf blade abaxially brownish or purple-brown and adaxially yellow-brown when dry, ovate to oblong, 10.5-18 × 4.5-7.2 cm, thickly leathery, glabrous, midrib abaxially conspicuously elevated, adaxially impressed, lateral veins ca. 8 pairs, oblique, lateral veins and reticulate veins abaxially slightly conspicuous, adaxially obscure, base cuneate, apex acute to shortly acuminate. Flowers unknown. Infructescences axillary, ca. 4 cm; rachises red-brown, robust, up to 4 mm in diam., glabrous. Fruits ellipsoid, ca. 3.5 × 1.8 cm, always verruculose; fruiting pedicels red-brown. Fr. Oct.

● Mixed forests; 300-1500 m. SE Yunnan (Xichou).


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