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36. Elaeocarpus auricomus C. Y. Wu ex Hung T. Chang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 17(1): 53. 1979.

金毛杜英 jin mao du ying

Trees, small to large, 7-20 m tall. Branchlets robust, terete, golden sericeous; buds slightly gummy. Petiole 2-6 cm, slender, swollen at end, golden sericeous at first, glabrescent; leaf blade abaxially dark brown when dry, adaxially slightly purple and shiny, oblong or elliptic, (6-)9-16 × (2.6-)4-6(-7) cm, papery, golden pubescent at first, glabrescent, abaxially sometimes pubescent only on veins, lateral veins 7-10 per side, prominently raised abaxially, veinlets prominent abaxially, inconspicuous adaxially, glandular in axils of lateral veins, base acute or obtuse, margin serrulate, teeth silklike, apex acuminate. Raceme 3-4 cm, densely golden sericeous. Bracteoles caducous, lanceolate, ca. 2 mm. Sepals 5, lanceolate, abaxially puberulent. Petals 5, glabrous, 5-incised at apices. Stamens 10-12. Disk 5-lobed, sparsely pubescent. Ovary 3-loculed, pubescent. Drupe shiny, ellipsoid, ca. 1.6 × 0.7 cm; endocarp with 3 ventral sutures. Fl. Apr, fr. May-Jun.

Evergreen forests; 1100-1500 m. Hainan, SE Yunnan [N Vietnam].


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