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2. Toxicodendron griffithii (J. D. Hooker) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 153. 1891.

裂果漆 lie guo qi

Small trees; branchlets glabrous or subglabrous, lenticellate. Petiole 5.5-9 cm, petiole and rachis glabrous; leaf blade imparipinnately compound; leaflet petiolule 2-3 mm, minutely pubescent to glabrous; leaflets 7-11, opposite; leaflet blade oblong or ovate-oblong, 9-25 × 4-8 cm, coriaceous, adaxially glabrous, turning dark brown when dried, abaxially ferruginous, glabrous to minutely pubescent along veins, sometimes with tufts of hair in axils of veins, base rounded to subcordate, margin entire, lateral veins 15-20 pairs, reticulate venation prominent abaxially. Inflorescence paniculate, 13-22 cm, minutely pubescent; peduncle 5-6 cm, minutely pubescent, striate and lenticellate. Calyx minutely pubescent to subglabrous, lobes broadly ovate. Petals linear-oblong. Disk conspicuous. Ovary globose, densely pubescent. Drupe subglobose, (4-5 or)8-10 mm in diam., light yellow, minutely pubescent; epicarp irregularly dehiscent at maturity; mesocarp thick, waxy, with brown longitudinal resin ducts; endocarp compressed, ca. 3 × 5 mm.

Hill and mountain forests and thickets; 1400-2500 m. SW Guizhou, Yunnan [India (Darjeeling)].

1 Inflorescence 20-22 cm; drupe 4-5 mm in diam..   2b var. microcarpum
+ Inflorescence 13-15 cm; drupe 8-10 mm in diam   (2)
2 (1) Leaflets 7-11, oblong or oblong-ovate, abaxially glabrous or minutely pubescent along veins.   2a var. griffithii
+ Leaflets 7-9, oblong or elliptic-oblong, abaxially with tufts of hair in axils of veins.   2c var. barbatum

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