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FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 12 | Sterculiaceae | Reevesia

11. Reevesia glaucophylla H. H. Hsue, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 8: 272. 1963.

瑶山梭罗 yao shan suo luo

Trees, 8-16 m tall; bark gray or gray-brown, exfoliating longitudinally. Branchlets nearly glabrous. Petiole 2-5 cm, hairy; leaf blade elliptic, oblong, or oblong-ovate, 8-13.5 × 4-7 cm, papery or thinly leathery, abaxially densely gray stellate puberulent and usually glaucous, adaxially yellowish brown stellate puberulent along veins and midrib, base obtuse, rounded or shallowly cordate, apex acute. Inflorescence cymose, corymbose, 4-6 cm, yellowish brown stellate puberulent. Flowers very small. Pedicels slender, ca. 4 mm. Calyx ca. 3 mm, abaxially densely yellowish brown stellate puberulent, 5-lobed, lobes triangular, ca. 1 mm. Petals 5, oblong-oblanceolate, ca. 4 mm, base tapering from middle into slender claw, apex obtuse. Androgynophore slender, ca. 0.8 cm. Ovary globose, 5-grooved, hairy; style very short; stigma minute. Capsule narrowly ellipsoid or obovoid, 5-angled, ca. 1.5 cm, densely yellowish brown stellate puberulent. Seeds ca. 1.4 cm including wing, wing red-brown, apex acute. Fl. May-Jun.

● Open valley forests. Guangdong, Guangxi, S Guizhou, W Hunan.


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