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7. Maesa macilenta E. Walker, J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 21: 479. 1931.

细梗杜茎山 xi gen du jing shan

Shrubs 1-2 m tall. Branchlets angular, brown velutinous-tomentulose; pith solid. Petiole 5(-10) mm; leaf blade ovate to lanceolate, 9-15(-20) × 3.5-5 cm, base truncate to cordate, margin entire to coarsely dentate, apex long acuminate or sometimes falcate; lateral veins 7 or 8 on each side of midrib, obscurely punctate-lineate. Inflorescences axillary, paniculate, (1-)2-4 cm, glabrous or minutely puberulent; bracts subulate; bracteoles triangular-ovate to oblong. Flowers ca. 2 mm. Pedicel 1-2 mm, glabrous. Calyx lobes ovate, inconspicuously punctate-lineate, entire, sometimes minutely ciliate, apex obtuse. Corolla tubular-campanulate; tube ca. 2 × as long as calyx lobes; lobes ca. 1/3 tube length, inconspicuously punctate-lineate, apex rounded. Stamens of staminate flowers unknown, those of pistillate flowers minute, included; anthers ovate. Pistil included. Style slender, less than 1 mm; stigma obscurely lobed. Fruit globose, ca. 4 mm in diam., longitudinal ribs obscure; persistent calyx lobes meeting conical style base, exposed part ca. 1/3 fruit length. Fl. Sep-Oct, fr. May-Jan.

* Evergreen broad-leaved forests; 300-600 m. S Yunnan


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