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18. Beilschmiedia yunnanensis Hu, Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol. 5: 306. 1934.

滇琼楠 dian qiong nan

Trees, up to 18 m tall, to 1 m d.b.h. Branchlets blackish brown when dry, robust, always angled, striate and conspicuously lenticellate. Terminal buds always small, densely ferruginous-brown tomentose. Leaves alternate, rarely subopposite or opposite; petiole 1-2.5 cm, robust; leaf blade broadly elliptic, rarely elliptic-lanceolate, always oblique, 8-16(-18) × 4-6(-7.5) cm, glabrous on both surfaces, midrib adaxially plane or elevated, lateral veins 5-9 pairs, conspicuously elevated on both surfaces, veins slender, densely reticulate, gray-brown or dark brown and conspicuously foveolate on both surfaces when dry, base broadly cuneate and decurrent, apex acuminate, slightly oblique. Panicles terminal or axillary, 2-6 cm or rarely longer, few flowered; rachises robust, densely ferruginous tomentose; bracts broadly ovate, up to 5 mm. Pedicels 2-4 mm, densely ferruginous-brown tomentose. Perianth segments ovate or broadly ovate, densely pubescent. Filaments densely pubescent. Fruits broadly ovoid or subglobose, 2-4 × 1.5-2.7 cm, black when mature; fruiting pedicels 3-4 × 2-4 mm. Fl. Jan-Feb, fr. May-Dec.

● Dense forests on hills or along streams; 800-1900 m. Guangdong, S Guangxi, ?Hainan (Danxian), S Yunnan.


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