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7. Distylium chungii (Metcalfe) Cheng, Contr. Biol. Lab. Sci. Soc. China, Bot. Ser. 8: 140. 1932.

闽粤蚊母树 min yue wen mu shu

Sycopsis chungii Metcalfe, Lingnan Sci. J. 10: 414. 1931.

Trees, small; young branches brown stellately pubescent, older growth drying gray-brown, glabrous, lenticellate; buds stellately tomentose. Petiole ca. 10 mm, stellately tomentose; leaf blade oblong or ovate-oblong, 6–10 × 3–4 cm, drying discolorous, abaxially sparsely stellately tomentose or glabrescent, base broadly cuneate, margin entire or apically 1- or 2-toothed, teeth mucronate, apex acute or subobtuse; lateral veins 5 or 6 on each side, reticulate veins conspicuous on both surfaces. Infructescences 2–3 cm. Flowers not seen. Fruiting pedicels very short. Capsules 2 or 3, 1.2–1.5 cm, brown stellately tomentose, dehiscing by two 2-lobed valves; persistent styles 2–3 mm. Seeds 6–7 mm. Fr. Aug.

Forests; 1000--1200 m. S Fujian, E Guangdong.


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