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5. Enkianthus quinqueflorus Loureiro, Fl. Cochinch. 1: 277. 1790.

吊钟花 diao zhong hua

Enkianthus cavaleriei H. Léveillé; E. dunnii H. Léveillé; E. quinqueflorus var. ciliatoserrulatus P. C. Huang & K. M. Li; E. uniflorus Bentham; E. xantoxanthus H. Léveillé.

Shrubs or small trees, deciduous, 1–3(–10) m tall. Twigs glabrous. Leaf petiole 0.5–1.5 cm, glabrous; leaf blade elliptic, elliptic-lanceolate, or obovate-lanceolate, rarely lanceolate, 5–15 × 1.6–5 cm, leathery, glabrous, midvein abaxially raised, adaxially ± flat, secondary and fine veins distinctly raised on both surfaces, base cuneate, margin entire, sometimes sparsely sinuolate-serrulate towards apex, apex acuminate or shortly abruptly acuminate. Inflorescence umbellate, 3–8-flowered. Pedicel 1–2 cm, glabrous. Calyx glabrous; lobes ovate-lanceolate or triangular-lanceolate, 2–3 mm. Corolla pink, red, or white, broadly campanulate, 0.8–1.2 cm; lobes recurved, triangular-ovate. Stamens ca. 4 mm; filaments pubescent. Ovary glabrous or densely pubescent. Capsule 5-angled, 7–12 mm; stalk erect, 2–3.5 mm. Fl. Jan–Jun, fr. Mar–Sep.

Mixed forests, hillsides, dry places; 600–1500(–2400) m. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan [Vietnam].


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