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43. Cerasus schneideriana (Koehne) T. T. Yu & C. L. Li, Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 38: 60. 1986.

浙闽樱桃 zhe min ying tao

Prunus schneideriana Koehne in Sargent, Pl. Wilson. 1: 242. 1912.

Trees 2.5–6 m tall. Branchlets purplish brown; young branchlets grayish green, densely grayish brown hirtellous. Winter buds ovoid, glabrous. Stipules brown, 4–7 mm, soon caducous, margin with distant long-stalked glands. Petiole 5–8 mm, densely brown hirtellous, apex with 2(or 3) black nectaries; leaf blade elliptic, ovate-oblong, or obovate-oblong, 4–8 × 1.5–4.5 cm, abaxially grayish green, grayish yellow hirtellous, and more densely hirtellous along veins, adaxially dark brown and subglabrous, base rounded to broadly cuneate, margin acuminately serrate and biserrate and teeth with a capitate apical gland; secondary veins 8–11 on either side of midvein. Inflorescences umbellate, (1-or)2(or 3)-flowered; involucral bracts oblong, apex rounded; peduncle 1.8–3.8 mm, hairy; bracts greenish brown, margin serrate, teeth with a stalked conical apical gland. Flowers opening before leaves. Pedicel 1–1.4 cm, densely brown hirtellous. Hypanthium tubular, 3–4 × 2–3 mm, outside appressed brown pubescent. Sepals lorate-lanceolate, nearly as long as hypanthium, reflexed, apex obtuse. Petals ovate, apically 2-lobed. Stamens ca. 40, shorter than petals. Ovary and basal part of style sparsely hirtellous. Drupe purplish red, ellipsoid, ca. 8 × 5 mm; endocarp sculptured. Fl. Mar, fr. May.

Forests; 600--1300 m. Fujian, Guangxi, Zhejiang.


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