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5. Neolitsea cambodiana Lecomte, Notul. Syst. (Paris). 2: 335. 1913.

锈叶新木姜子 xiu ye xin mu jiang zi

Trees, 8-12 m tall, 10-15 cm d.b.h. Young branchlets densely ferruginous tomentose or yellow-brown appressed pubescent. Leaves 3-5-subverticillate; petiole 1-1.5 cm, pubescence similar to that on young branchlets; leaf blade oblong-lanceolate, oblong-elliptic, lanceolate, obovate, or elliptic, 10-17 × 3.5-6 cm, densely ferruginous tomentose on both surfaces when young and becoming glabrous, glabrate abaxially, pinninerved or subtriplinerved, lateral veins 4 or 5 pairs, base narrow or cuneate, apex acuminate, subcaudate, or abruptly acute. Umbels 5-7-clustered, sessile or subsessile, 4- or 5-flowered. Male flowers: perianth segments ovate; fertile stamens 6, exserted; filaments villous at base, of 3rd whorls each with 2 small glands at base; rudimentary pistil glabrous. Fruit globose, 8-10 mm in diam., seated on flat discoid perianth tube; fruiting pedicel ca. 7 mm.

Mixed forests, sparse forests, roadsides, thickets; below 1000 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Hunan, S Jiangxi [Cambodia, Laos].

1 Young branchlets and petioles densely ferruginous tomentose.   5a var. cambodiana
+ Young branchlets and petioles yellow-brown appressed pubescent.   5b var. glabra

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