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13. Grewia urenifolia (Pierre) Gagnepain, Notul. Syst. (Paris). 1: 126. 1909.

稔叶扁担杆 ren ye bian dan gan

Grewia abutilifolia W. Vent ex Jussieu var. urenifolia Pierre, Fl. Forest. Cochinch. t. 164. 1888 ["urenaefolia"].

Shrubs 1-2 m tall. Branchlets coarsely stellate. Petiole 1-1.5 cm, coarsely hairy; leaf blade broadly ovate, 6-8 × 4-6.5 cm, coarsely stellate adaxially, densely coarsely stellate abaxially, base cordate. Cymes 1-2 in axils of leaves; peduncle ca. 1 cm. Pedicel 4-6 mm. Flower buds 6-7 mm. Sepals ca. 6 mm, hairy abaxially, adaxially glabrous. Petals minute, gland base hairy. Ovary hairy; stigma 5-lobed. Drupe 2-4-lobed; drupelets 1 per lobe.

Secondary scrub. Guangxi, Hainan, Yunnan [Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam].

This species is similar to Grewia abutilifolia but differs in having only 1 or 2 cymes per leaf axil, longer peduncles and pedicels, and a 5-lobed stigma.


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