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FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 12 | Rhamnaceae | Sageretia

15. Sageretia randaiensis Hayata, Icon. Pl. Formosan. 5: 29. 1915.

峦大雀梅藤 luan da que mei teng

Shrubs small. Branchlets dark brown, slender, sparsely yellow brown hairy or subglabrous; old branches often opposite to branchlets, with hooklike, deflexed spines. Leaves alternate; stipules lanceolate, caducous; petiole 5-13 mm, strongly canaliculate, sparsely puberulent; leaf blade abaxially dark green, adaxially pale green, oblong or ovate-oblong, 8-13 × 3.5-6 cm, papery, abaxially glabrous, adaxially barbellate at vein axils or pubescent on veins when young, gradually glabrescent, lateral veins 8-10 pairs, raised abaxially, slightly impressed adaxially, base rounded, margin minutely serrulate, apex acuminate or long acuminate. Flowers sessile, glabrous, solitary or 2- or 3-fascicled in terminal or axillary, spicate panicles; rachis ca. 10 cm, brownish tomentose; bracts ovate-triangular, puberulent or glabrous. Sepals triangular, ca. 1.5 mm. Petals spatulate, small, ca. 0.7 mm. Stamens longer than petals; anthers ovoid-oblong, apex acute. Ovary 2-loculed, with 1 ovule per locule; style short, 2-lobed. Fruit unknown. Fl. Aug.

● Mountains. C and N Taiwan.

This is a rare species.


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