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29. Meliosma veitchiorum Hemsley, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew. 1906: 155. 1906.

暖木 nuan mu

Meliosma longicalyx Lecomte.

Trees to 20 m tall, deciduous. Young parts ± brownish pilose; branchlets robust, with suborbicular thick leaf scars. Leaves pinnate, 60-90 cm, axis terete, swollen at base; leaflets 7-11, ovate or ovate-elliptic, 7-15(-20) × 4-8(-10) cm, papery, persistently pubescent on veins or both surfaces, not crinite at vein axils, lateral veins 6-12 pairs, base rounded-obtuse, oblique, margin entire or coarsely serrate, apex acute or acuminate. Panicle terminal, erect, 40-45(-60) cm, branched 4(or 5) times; lenticels dense and large on axis or branches. Pedicel 0.5-3 mm, brown pubescent. Sepals 4(or 5), elliptic or ovate, 1.5-2.5 mm, outer ones narrower, apex obtuse. Petals white: 3 outer ones obcordiform, 1.5-2.5 × 1.5-3.5 mm; 2 inner ones ca. 1 mm, bifid to 1/3, lobes rounded at apex, ciliate. Stamens 1.5-2 mm. Drupe subglobose, ca. 1 mm in diam.; endocarp subglobose, smooth or with inconspicuous, scattered netlike strips, midrib distinctly prominent. Fl. May, fr. Aug-Sep.

● Humid dense or sparse forests; 1000-3000 m. S Anhui, NE Guizhou, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, S Shaanxi, Shanxi, Sichuan, N Yunnan, N Zhejiang.


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