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FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 13 | Clusiaceae | Garcinia

19. Garcinia lancilimba C. Y. Wu ex Y. H. Li, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 19: 493. 1981.

长裂藤黄 chang lie teng huang

Trees small, 3-6 m tall. Twigs pendulous, 4-angled, gray-yellow when young. Petiole 2-4(-6) mm; leaf blade abaxially greenish, ovate-lanceolate, oblong-lanceolate, or lanceolate, 6-10 × (1.5-)2-3.5 cm, papery, midvein raised on both surfaces; secondary veins many, 20-30 pairs, obliquely ascending, joined at leaf margin; tertiary veins obscure, base cuneate or attenuate, apex obtusely long acuminate or caudate. Plant monoecious; flowers usually solitary, sometimes in pairs, axillary, yellowish, ca. 4 mm in diam. when open; pedicels ca. 6 mm; sepals and petals nearly equal. Male flowers: stamens 4-fascicled, fascicle stalk short, anthers 2-celled, cells longitudinally dehiscent. Female flowers: ovary subglobose, 2-loculed; stigma peltate, concave, smooth, entire. Mature fruit globose; 1-1.5 cm in diam., smooth. Seeds 1 or 2. Fl. Apr-May, fr. Feb-Apr.

● Humid dense forests on shady slopes or hills and in valley forests; 600-1000(-1800) m. S Yunnan.

This species is related to Garcinia bonii Pitard, from N Vietnam, but the latter differs in having the pedicel only 2-4 mm, the stigma lobed and tuberculate, and the ovary 4-loculed.


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