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80. Eurya marlipoensis Hu, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 11: 338. 1966.

麻栗坡柃 ma li po ling

Shrubs 1.5-2 m tall. Young branches grayish brown, slightly 2-ribbed; current year branchlets pale brown, 2-ribbed, glabrous; terminal buds glabrous. Petiole 1-1.5 mm, glabrous; leaf blade obovate to obovate-oblong, 1.5-2.8 × 0.8-1.3 cm, thinly leathery, abaxially pale green, adaxially green and shiny, both surfaces 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, margin obtusely serrate, apex rounded and with a retuse tip. Male flowers not seen. Female flowers axillary, solitary or paired; pedicel ca. 1 mm, slender, glabrous; bracteoles ovate, very small, apex acute; sepals ovate to suborbicular, 1-1.3 mm, outside glabrous, margin ciliolate, apex rounded and mucronate; petals oblong to obovate-elliptic, 2-2.3 mm; ovary ovoid, glabrous, 2(or 3)-loculed, with 2 ovules per locule; style ca. 1 mm, apically 2(or 3)-lobed. Fruit ovoid, ca. 3.5 mm in diam. Fl. Nov.

● Forests on mountain slopes; 1400-1800 m. Yunnan (Malipo).


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