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2. Eurya patentipila Chun, Sunyatsenia. 2: 56. 1934.

长毛柃 chang mao ling

Eurya parastrigillosa P. S. Hsu.

Shrubs 1.5-5 m tall. Young branches glabrous or glabrescent; current year branchlets terete, densely yellowish brown villous; terminal buds densely villous. Petiole ca. 2 mm, densely villous; leaf blade oblong-lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, 5-9 × 2-2.5 cm, leathery, abaxially pale yellowish green and appressed villous particularly along midvein, adaxially dark green, shiny, and glabrous, midvein abaxially elevated and adaxially impressed, secondary veins ca. 20 on each side of midvein and obscure on both surfaces, base obtuse to subrounded, margin serrulate, apex long acuminate. Flowers axillary, solitary or to 3 in a cluster. Pedicel ca. 1 mm, villous. Male flowers: bracteoles ovate, villous; sepals ovate, 2.5-4 mm, leathery, outside densely villous, apex acute to acuminate; petals oblong, ca. 5 mm; stamens 15-19; anthers 6-8-locellate; pistillode densely pubescent. Female flowers: bracteoles, sepals, and petals similar to those of male flowers; ovary ovoid, densely pubescent; style 3-4 mm, apically 3(or 4)-lobed. Fruit purplish black when mature, globose, ca. 6 mm in diam., densely villous. Seeds shiny. Fl. Oct-Dec, fr. Jun-Jul.

● Forests on mountain slopes or in valleys; 500-1100 m. W Guangdong, Guangxi.


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