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6. Distylium cuspidatum H. T. Chang, Acta Sci. Nat. Univ. Sunyatseni. 1959(2): 38. 1959.

尖尾蚊母树 jian wei wen mu shu

Trees to 7 m tall; young branches brown stellately pubescent, older growth drying gray-brown, glabrescent; buds ovoid, brown stellately pubescent. Stipules narrowly lanceolate, ca. 4 mm, pubescent; petiole 5–7 mm, densely stellately tomentose; leaf blade ovate, 5–7 × 2–3 cm, drying discolorous, both surfaces stellately tomentose when young, glabrescent, base rounded or broadly cuneate, margin entire or apically with several teeth, teeth mucronate, apex caudate-acuminate; lateral veins 3–5 on each side, reticulate veins indistinct on both surfaces. Infructescences terminal on shoots, with 2 or 3 basal leaves. Bracts lanceolate, 1.8–2 mm, pubescent. Stamen filaments very short; anthers 1.8–2 mm. Ovary stellately pubescent, hairs brown; styles 2–3 mm. Fruiting pedicels short or absent. Capsules ovoid-globose, 1–1.2 cm, brown stellately tomentose. Fl. Apr–Jun, fr. Jun–Aug.

Forests; 1200--1400 m. Guizhou, E Yunnan.


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