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7. Rhamnella forrestii W. W. Smith, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 10: 62. 1917.

川滇猫乳 chuan dian mao ru

Shrubs deciduous, 2-4 m tall. Young branches green, slender, glabrous. Stipules subulate, basally persistent; petiole 2-6 mm, puberulent or glabrous; leaf blade abaxially pale green, adaxially dark green, oblong or lanceolate-oblong, 3-9 × 2-3.5 cm, papery or thinly papery, both surfaces glabrous, lateral veins 5-7 pairs, base rounded or broadly cuneate, margin subentire at basal part, serrulate at upper half, apex acuminate or acute. Flowers yellow-green, glabrous, 2-8-fascicled in leaf axils, or in axillary cymes; peduncles 1-2 mm or shorter. Pedicel 2-3 mm, glabrous. Drupe orange to red when young, black at maturity, cylindric, 8-9 mm, ca. 3.5 mm in diam.; fruiting pedicel 3-6 mm, glabrous. Fl. May-Jul, fr. Jul-Sep.

● Subalpine forests and thickets; 2000-3000 m. SW and W Sichuan, E and SE Xizang, NW Yunnan.


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