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74. Eurya yunnanensis P. S. Hsu, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 9: 91. 1964.

云南柃 yun nan 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 oblong, oblong-elliptic, oblong-ovate, 2-6 × 1-2.5 cm, leathery, abaxially yellowish green and pubescent along midvein, adaxially dark green, shiny, and glabrous, midvein abaxially elevated and adaxially impressed, secondary veins 9-11 on each side of midvein, secondary and reticulate veins abaxially raised and adaxially impressed, base cuneate to broadly cuneate, margin basal 1/2 entire and apical 1/2 serrulate, apex acuminate to shortly acuminate and with an obtuse to retuse tip. Flowers axillary, solitary or paired. Pedicel 1-2 mm, glabrescent. Male flowers: bracteoles suborbicular, ca. 0.5 mm, outside pubescent, margin ciliolate, apex rounded; sepals orbicular, ca. 2 mm, membranous, outside pubescent, margin ciliolate, apex rounded; petals obovate, ca. 4 mm; stamens 5 or 6; anthers not locellate; pistillode glabrous. Female flowers: bracteoles and sepals similar to those of male flowers but slightly smaller; petals oblong-ovate; ovary ovoid, glabrous, 3-loculed; style ca. 1.5 mm, apically 3-lobed. Fruit globose, ca. 4 mm in diam. Fl. Oct-Nov, fr. May-Jul.

● Forests or thickets on mountain slopes; 1900-3100 m. SE and W Yunnan.


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