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16. Pittosporum parvilimbum H. T. Chang & S. Z. Yan, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 16(4): 88. 1978.

小叶海桐 xiao ye hai tong

Shrubs. Young branchlets gray-brown pubescent, gray-white lenticellate. Leaves usually ca. 10-clustered at branchlet apex, biennial; petiole 3–5 mm, pubescent at first, soon glabrate; leaf blade green and shiny adaxially, oblanceolate, 3–5 × 1–1.7 cm, thinly leathery, densely pubescent when young, later glabrate, lateral veins 6-paired, indistinct on both surfaces, reticulate veins slightly prominent adaxially, base cuneate, apex obtuse or subacute. Inflorescences 1–5, subterminal in leaf axils near branchlet apex, corymbose, 1.5–2 cm, pubescent, 3–5-flowered; peduncle and pedicels pubescent; bracts linear-lanceolate, 4–6 mm, pubescent; bracteoles linear, ca. 3 mm. Sepals slightly connate at base, narrowly lanceolate, 3–4 mm, pubescent. Petals free, ca. 8 mm. Stamens 6–7 mm. Pistil equaling stamens; ovary brown pubescent; ovary wall thin; placentas 2, parietal; ovules ca. 16; stipe short; style ca. 4 mm, glabrous. Capsule not seen. Fl. Mar–May, fr. Jun–Oct.

Forests, thickets. Guangxi (Liuzhou Shi).


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