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8. Actinidia fasciculoides C. F. Liang in K. M. Feng, Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 49(2): 312. 1984.

簇花猕猴桃 cu hua mi hou tao

Climbing shrubs, large, deciduous. Branchlets glabrous, lenticels very conspicuous; pith pale brown, solid. Petiole 3-4.5 cm, glabrous; leaf blade abaxially green, adaxially dark green, oblong-suborbicular to rhombic-elliptic, 7-11 × 4-7.5 cm, thinly leathery, glabrous, veins conspicuous abaxially, lateral veins 6 or 7 pairs, reticulate veins dense and conspicuous with distinct and raised parallel cross-bars, base cuneate to rounded, margin serrate to coarsely serrate toward apex, apex cuspidate to shortly acuminate. Flowers unknown. Young fruit 2-6 in axils of leaves, nearly fasciculate; peduncle inconspicuous to 2 mm; fruiting pedicel 1.2-1.4 cm. Fruit blackish green, ovoid to oblong-cylindric, 1.5-2 cm, glabrous, lenticels brownish, orbicular, conspicuous. Seeds ca. 2.5 mm. Fl. unknown, fr. Sep-Nov.

● Sparse mountain forests, limestone mountains; 400-1500 m. Guangxi, Yunnan.

1 Leaf blade obovate to rhombic-elliptic, base cuneate.   8c var. cuneata
+ Leaf blade suborbicular, base rounded   (2)
2 (1) Leaf blade 7-11 × 5.5-7.5 cm, upper part of margin conspicuously serrate, lateral veins 7 pairs, petiole 2.5-3.5 cm; peduncle inconspicuous; fruiting pedicel ca. 1.2 cm.   8a var. fasciculoides
+ Leaf blade ca. 7 × 4.5 cm, upper part of margin minutely serrate, lateral veins 5 pairs, petiole 3-8 cm; peduncle ca. 2 mm; fruiting pedicel ca. 1.4 cm.   8b var. orbiculata


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