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13. Elaeocarpus poilanei Gagnepain, Notul. Syst. (Paris). 11: 10. 1943.

滇越杜英 dian yue du ying

Elaeocarpus sylvestris (Loureiro) Poiret var. viridescens Chun & F. C. How.

Trees to 25 m tall, to 50 cm d.b.h. Branchlets slender, sparsely pale pilose, buds pubescent. Petiole ca. 5 mm, pubescent at first, glabrescent, swollen at end; leaf blade lanceolate, 6.5-10 × 2-3 cm, abaxially sparsely pilose on midvein, glabrescent, adaxially glabrous, lateral veins 6-10 per side, slender, prominent abaxially, inconspicuous adaxially, veinlets prominent on both surfaces, base cuneate, decurrent, margin entire or nearly so, apex acuminate. Raceme 2-4 cm, 14-20-flowered; peduncle nearly glabrous. Pedicel 3-4 mm, nearly glabrous. Flowers bisexual; buds ovoid, ca. 3 mm. Sepals 5, broadly lanceolate, 3-3.2 × 1.1-1.3 mm, glabrous, ciliate along margin. Petals laciniate; segments 7. Stamens 16; anthers 1.6-1.8 mm, pubescent, not awned, not pubescent at apices. Disk 5-lobed, tomentose. Ovary densely gray-white tomentose, 3-loculed; style pubescent in lower 1/2. Drupe ellipsoid, 1.5-1.8 × 0.8-0.9 cm, 1-loculed; endocarp smooth. Fl. Apr-May, fr. Oct-Dec.

Evergreen forests on hills or in valleys; 500-1300 m. Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, S Yunnan [Vietnam].


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