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FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 12 | Theaceae | Eurya

75. Eurya wenshanensis Hu & L. K. Ling, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 11: 335. 1966.

文山柃 wen shan ling

Shrubs 2-3 m tall. Young branches grayish brown, pubescent or glabrescent; current year branchlets terete, densely yellowish brown pubescent; terminal buds pubescent. Petiole ca. 1 mm, pubescent; leaf blade elliptic to oblong-elliptic, 1.5-2.7 × 0.7-1.2 cm, leathery, abaxially pale green and pubescent along midvein, adaxially green and glabrous, midvein abaxially elevated and adaxially impressed, secondary veins 6-8 on each side of midvein, abaxially raised, and adaxially impressed, base cuneate, margin basally entire and apical 1/2 obtusely serrate, apex acute to obtuse and with a retuse tip. Flowers axillary, solitary or paired. Pedicel 2-3 mm, sparsely pubescent. Male flowers: bracteoles ovate, ca. 0.5 mm, outside pubescent; sepals ovate to broadly elliptic, ca. 2 mm, outside pubescent, margin ciliolate, apex rounded and mucronate; petals ovate, 3-3.5 mm; stamens 5-8; anthers not locellate; pistillode glabrous. Female flowers: bracteoles and sepals similar to those of male flowers but slightly smaller; petals oblong, ca. 2 mm; ovary ovoid, glabrous; style ca. 1 mm, 3-parted to near base. Fruit globose, ca. 3.5 mm in diam., with 3 or 4 seeds per locule. Seeds blackish brown, reniform. Fl. May, fr. Oct-Nov.

● Forests or thickets on mountain slopes; 1800-2200 m. NE and SE Yunnan.


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