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1. Protium serratum (Wallich ex Colebrooke) Engler, Monogr. Phan. 4: 88. 1883.

马蹄果 ma ti guo

Bursera serrata Wallich ex Colebrooke, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 15: 361. 1827.

Trees deciduous. Branchlets densely yellow pubescent, gray pubescent when old. Leaflets 5-9; petiolules 5-13 mm; blades oblong or ovate-oblong, 7-10 × 2.5-4.5 cm, papery or rigidly papery, base rounded or broadly cuneate, margin serrulate or sometimes entire, apex acute or caudate-acuminate; lateral veins prominent on both surfaces, ± densely pubescent. Panicles axillary, 6-14 cm, densely pubescent. Flowers light green; pedicel ca. 2 mm. Sepals less than 1 mm. Petals oblong-lanceolate, 1.5-2 mm. Drupe nearly ovoid to globose, ca. 1 cm in diam., persistent style oblique, glabrous; pyrenes 2 or 3. Fl. Apr-May, fr. Jun.

Montane sparse or dense woods; 600-1000 m. SW and W Yunnan (Longling, Luxi, Mengding) [Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam].


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