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2. Semiliquidambar chingii (Metcalfe) H. T. Chang, Acta Sci. Nat. Univ. Sunyatseni. 1962(1): 37. 1962.

细柄半枫荷 xi bing ban feng he

Altingia chingii Metcalfe, Lingnan Sci. J. 10: 413. 1931; Semiliquidambar chingii var. longipes Y. K. Li & X. M. Wang.

Trees ca. 25 m tall; young branches drying black-brown, glabrescent, lenticellate; buds drying red-brown, shiny, slightly pubescent. Leaves dimorphic; stipules linear, caducous; petiole slender, 2–4.5 cm; entire leaves: blade elliptic or oblong, 6–10 × 3–5 cm, thinly leathery, discolorous, abaxially glabrous or pubescent, base cuneate or slightly rounded, apex acute, palmately 3-veined, lateral veins 3–7 on each side; veins prominent; lobed leaves: blade broadly ovate, 7–10 × 5–8 cm, central lobe ovate, 4–5 cm, lateral lobes 1.5–2 cm, margin glandular-serrate. Male inflorescence not seen. Fruiting peduncle slender, 3–8 cm. Female flowers: staminode teeth persistent, 1–2 mm. Infructescence globose, 1.5–2 cm wide (not including styles). Capsules with persistent styles 4–6 mm, apex recurved. Fl. Mar–Jun, fr. Jul–Sep.

Forests; ca. 1000 m. Fujian, Guangdong, SE Guizhou (Libo Xian), S Jiangxi.

This species is listed as endangered by the IUCN.


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