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2. Turpinia arguta (Lindley) Seemann, Bot. Voy. Herald. 371. 1857.

锐尖山香圆 rui jian shan xiang yuan

Shrubs, deciduous, 1-3 m tall; old branches gray-brown and young branches speckled. Leaves simple; stipules borne on interior side of petiole; petiole 1.2-1.8 cm; leaf blade elliptic to oblong-oval, 7-22 × 2-6 cm, thickly papery or coriaceous, glabrous or pubescent, lateral veins 10-13 pairs, prominent adaxially and conspicuous abaxially, base rounded or broadly cuneate, margin glandular serrulate, apex acuminate, cusp 1.5-2 mm. Panicle terminal, short, (4-)5-8(-17) cm. Flowers 8-10(-12) mm in diam., white; pedicel with 2 bracteoles on middle. Sepals deltoid, green, ciliate or not. Petals white, glabrous. Stamens alternate on petals; filaments ca. 6 mm, slightly pubescent. Floral disk present. Ovary and style pubescent. Fruits subglobose, green when young, black when dry, (7-)10(-12) mm in diam., coarse, apex cuspidate. Seeds 2 or 3. Fl. Mar-Apr, fr. Sep-Oct.

● Forests, shrubby areas, dry areas, roadsides; 400-700 m. Anhui, Chongqing, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Zhejiang.

1 Leaf blade thickly papery, glabrous.   2a var. arguta
+ Leaf blade coriaceous, adaxially pubescent.   2b var. pubescens

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