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16. Eurya henryi Hemsley, Hooker’s Icon. Pl. 28: sub t. 2761. 1903.

披针叶毛柃 pi zhen ye mao ling

Eurya distichophylla Hemsley var. henryi (Hemsley) Kobuski.

Shrubs 2-5 m tall. Young branches grayish brown, slender, spreading, glabrous or subglabrous; current year branchlets terete, densely spreading villous; terminal buds densely yellowish brown villous. Petiole ca. 1.5 mm; leaf blade lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, 3.5-5(-7) × 1-1.4(-1.8) cm, thinly leathery, abaxially pale green and appressed pubescent, adaxially green and glabrous, midvein abaxially elevated and adaxially impressed, secondary veins 10-12 on each side of midvein, secondary and reticulate veins abaxially slightly raised and adaxially impressed, base rounded, margin closely serrulate, apex caudate-acuminate. Flowers axillary, solitary or paired. Pedicel ca. 2.5 mm, glabrous. Male flowers: bracteoles ovate, glabrous; sepals suborbicular, ca. 1.5 mm, membranous, glabrous, apex rounded and mucronate; petals ovate-oblong, ca. 4 mm; stamens 15-19; anthers 2- or 3-locellate; pistillode densely pubescent. Female flowers: similar to male flowers but slightly smaller; petals narrowly lanceolate; ovary globose, densely pubescent, 3-loculed; style ca. 3 mm, apically 3-lobed. Immature fruit ellipsoid to globose, densely pubescent. Fl. Nov-Dec, fr. Jun-Aug.

Forests, thickets; 1700-2300 m. NE and SE Yunnan [Vietnam].


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