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77. Eurya crenatifolia (Yamamoto) Kobuski, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 25: 332. 1938.

钝齿柃 dun chi ling

Pseudoeurya crenatifolia Yamamoto, J. Soc. Trop. Agric. 5: 351. 1933.

Shrubs. Young branches grayish brown to grayish white, glabrous; current year branchlets terete, pubescent; terminal buds sparsely pubescent. Petiole 1-1.5 mm, pubescent or glabrescent; leaf blade elliptic to obovate-oblong, 1-2.5 × 0.8-1.5 cm, leathery, abaxially pale green and glabrous or sparsely pubescent along midvein when young, adaxially green and glabrous, midvein abaxially elevated and adaxially impressed, secondary veins 5 or 6 on each side of midvein, abaxially raised, and adaxially obscure to slightly impressed, base cuneate to broadly cuneate, margin crenate-serrate, apex acute and with an obtuse to retuse tip. Flowers axillary, solitary or to 4 in a cluster. Pedicel 1.5-2 mm, glabrous. Male flowers: bracteoles ovate to suborbicular, ca. 0.5 mm, outside sparsely pubescent; sepals ovate to suborbicular, 1-1.5 mm, glabrous, apex obtuse to rounded; petals obovate to ovate, ca. 1.5 mm; stamens 5; anthers not locellate; pistillode glabrous. Female flowers: bracteoles and sepals similar to those of male flowers; petals ovate, ca. 1.5 mm; ovary globose, glabrous, 3-loculed; style ca. 1 mm, apically 3-parted. Fruit globose, ca. 3 mm in diam., with 1-4 seeds per locule. Seeds dark brown, reniform. Fl. Feb-Mar, fr. Jun-Sep.

● Forests on mountain slopes; 700-2300 m. E and N Taiwan.


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