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2. Cotinus coggygria Scopoli, Fl. Carniol., ed. 2. 1: 220. 1772.

黄栌 huang lu

Rhus cotinus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 267. 1753.

Shrubs, 3-5 m tall. Petiole up to 3.5 cm; leaf blade broadly elliptic to obovate, 3-8 × 2.5-6 cm, gray pubescent on both sides or more distinctly so abaxially, base rounded to broadly cuneate, margin entire, apex rounded to retuse, lateral veins 6-11 pairs. Inflorescence paniculate, pubescent. Pedicel 7-10 mm; flower ca. 3 mm in diam. Calyx glabrous, lobes ovate-triangular, ca. 1.2 × 0.8 mm. Petals ovate to ovate-lanceolate, 2-2.5 × ca. 1 mm. Stamens ca. 1.5 mm; anthers ovoid, equal to filaments in length. Disk 5-lobed, purplish brown. Ovary subglobose, ca. 0.5 mm in diam.; styles 3, free, unequal. Drupe reniform, ca. 4.5 × 2.5 mm, glabrous. Fl. Feb-Aug, fr. May-Nov.

Hill forests, hill and mountain thickets; 700-2400 m. Gansu, Guizhou, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Jiangsu, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang [NW India, Nepal, Pakistan; SW Asia, Europe].

1 Leaf blade glabrous.   2c var. glaucophylla
+ Leaf blade pubescent   (2)
2 (1) Leaf blade obovate, grayish pubescent on both sides, or more distinctly so abaxially; inflorescence pubescent   2a var. cinerea
+ Leaf blade broadly elliptic, densely pubescent abaxially, especially along midrib and veins; inflorescence glabrous or subglabrous.   2b var. pubescens

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