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10. Daphniphyllum subverticillatum Merrill, Lingnan Sci. J. 13: 34. 1934.

假轮叶虎皮楠 jia lun ye hu pi nan

Daphniphyllum glaucescens Blume subsp. subverticillatum (Merrill) T. C. Huang.

Shrubs, 1.5-3 m tall; branchlets dark brown, lenticellate. Leaves subverticillate on top of branchlet; petiole 5-7 mm; leaf blade thickly oblong or oblong-lanceolate, 6-9(-17) × 2-3 cm, coriaceous, dark brown in dried state, neither glaucous nor papillate abaxially, shining adaxially, base rounded or obtuse, apex acute or acuminate; lateral veins 8-10 pairs, visible on both surfaces. Inflorescence 3-6 cm. Male flower: pedicel ca. 1 mm; calyx 4- or 5-lobed; stamens 7 or 8; anthers elliptic, connective slightly exserted. Female flower: pedicel ca. 2 mm; calyx 4- or 5-lobed, lobes deltoid, ca. 1 mm. Drupe ovoid, ca. 7 × 5 mm, dark brown, rugose, not glaucous; calyx and style branches persistent. Fl. Apr-May, fr. Oct.

● Forests; 400-700 m. Guangdong (Conghua, Fengshun, Longmen, Raoping, Yangchun).


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