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63. Eurya handel-mazzettii Hung T. Chang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 3: 29. 1954.

丽江柃 li jiang ling

Eurya cavinervis Vesque var. strigillosa (Handel-Mazzetti) Kobuski; E. nitida Korthals var. strigillosa Handel-Mazzetti.

Shrubs or trees, 1.5-10 m tall. Young branches brown to dark brown, glabrous; current year branchlets reddish brown, terete, densely pubescent; terminal buds densely pubescent. Petiole ca. 2 mm, pubescent; leaf blade oblong-elliptic to elliptic, 4-7 × 1.5-2.5 cm, thinly leathery, abaxially yellowish green and villous along midvein, adaxially green and glabrous, midvein abaxially elevated and adaxially impressed, secondary veins 9-12 on each side of midvein, abaxially raised, and adaxially visible or slightly impressed, base cuneate, margin serrulate, apex acute to shortly acuminate and with an obtuse tip. Flowers axillary, solitary or to 3 in a cluster. Pedicel 1.5-3 mm, pubescent. Male flowers: bracteoles ovate-orbicular, ca. 1 mm, outside pubescent, apex obtuse; sepals ovate to suborbicular, 2-2.8 mm, membranous, outside pubescent, margin ciliolate, apex rounded; petals obovate-oblong, ca. 5 mm; stamens 13-15; anthers not locellate; pistillode glabrous. Female flowers: bracteoles similar to those of male flowers but slightly smaller; sepals suborbicular, 1-1.5 mm, membranous, outside pubescent, margin ciliolate; petals ovate to oblong, 2-2.5 mm; ovary globose, glabrous, 3-loculed; style ca. 1.5 mm, 3-parted to base. Fruit bluish black when mature, globose, ca. 4 mm in diam. Fl. Oct-Dec, fr. Jun-Aug.

Forests or thickets on mountain slopes or in valleys; 1000-3200 m. NW Guangxi, W Guizhou, SW Sichuan, SE Xizang, Yunnan [NE India].

This species is expected to be found in N Myanmar.


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