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42. Neolitsea pingbienensis Yen C. Yang & P. H. Huang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 16(4): 45. 1978.

屏边新木姜子 ping bian xin mu jiang zi

Shrubs, 1-2 m tall. Branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate or clustered toward apex of branchlet; petiole 8-12 mm, pubescent; leaf blade elliptic or ovate-elliptic, 5-9 × 2.2-4 cm, glabrous on both surfaces, slightly glaucous abaxially when old, triplinerved, lateral veins 4 or 5 pairs, lowermost pair arising 5 mm from base, extending over ca. 2/3 of leaf, other pairs arising from above middle of blade, base slightly rounded-obtuse, apex acuminate or acute. Umbels 1 or 2, axillary or lateral, female umbel 5-flowered; peduncle extremely short or lacking. Pedicel 2-3 mm. Perianth segments 4, yellow, elliptic. Female flowers: staminodes 6; filaments covered with sericeous pubescence, of 3rd whorls each with 2 stipitate peltate glands at base; ovary ovoid, densely gray-yellow sericeous at apex; style ca. 1 mm; stigma capitate. Fl. Apr-May.

● Moist dense forests; 1800-1900 m. SE Yunnan.


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