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35. Neolitsea kwangsiensis H. Liu, Laurac. Chine & Indochine. 146. 1932.

广西新木姜子 guang xi xin mu jiang zi

Shrubs or small trees, ca. 5 m tall. Branchlets stout, glabrous. Leaves alternate or clustered toward apex of branchlet; petiole 2.5-4 mm, glabrous; leaf blade broadly ovate, ovate, or ovate-oblong, 11-20 × 6.8-13 cm, glabrous on both surfaces, glaucous abaxially, triplinerved, lowermost lateral veins arising 5-8 mm from base, with 10-13 veinlets at one side near margin, transverse veins prominent on both surfaces, base rotund or attenuate, apex acuminate or obtuse. Umbels 5-8-fascicled, axillary or lateral, pedunculate. Perianth segments 4, ovate. Male flowers: fertile stamens 6; filaments glabrous, of 3rd whorls each with 2 shortly stipitate peltate glands at base; rudimentary pistil glabrous. Fruit globose, 15-16 mm in diam.; fruiting pedicel 6-7 mm, pubescent. Fl. Dec, fr. Aug of next year.

● Roadsides, sparse or dense forests in valleys; 500-1100 m. S Fujian (Nanjing), Guangdong, Guangxi.


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