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FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 12 | Malvaceae | Kydia

1. Kydia calycina Roxburgh, Pl. Coromandel. 3: 11. 1811.

翅果麻 chi guo ma

Kydia fraterna Roxburgh; K. roxburghiana Wight.

Trees 10-20 m tall. Branchlets terete, densely brownish stellate pubescent. Petiole 2-4 cm, stellate pilose; leaf blade nearly round, usually palmately 3-5-lobed, 6-14 × 5-11 cm, abaxially densely gray stellate woolly, adaxially stellate pilose, palmate veins 5-7, base rounded or nearly cordate, margin sparsely denticulate, apex acute or obtuse. Inflorescences densely gray stellate puberulent. Flowers ca. 1.6 cm in diam. Epicalyx lobes 4(or 6), oblong, ca. 4 mm. Calyx shallowly cup-shaped, connate for 1/2 length, lobes 5, triangular, nearly as long as epicalyx. Petals reddish, obcordate, apex glandularly fimbriate. Capsule globose, ca. 5 mm in diam., persistent epicalyx lobes obovate-oblong, 1-1.5 × 0.5-0.9 cm, stellate tomentose. Seeds reniform, glandularly veined, glabrous. Fl. Sep-Nov.

Sparse mixed forests in valleys; 500-1600 m. S Yunnan [Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, N Thailand, Vietnam].


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