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17. Diospyros unisemina C. Y. Wu in C. Y. Wu & H. W. Li, Yunnan Redai Yaredai Zhiwu Quxi Yanjiu Baogao (Rep. Stud. Pl. Trop. Subtrop. Yunnan). 1: 18. 1965.

单子柿 dan zi shi

Trees to 12 m tall. Branches glabrous, dirty yellow pubescent when young. Petiole 5–8 mm; leaf blade elliptic to ovate-oblong, ca. 10 × 1.8–4 cm, thin leathery, abaxially with appressed hairs along midrib, adaxially puberulent along mid-rib, base cuneate to broadly cuneate, margin slightly revolute, apex short acuminate to short caudate; lateral veins 4–6 per side, very slender, reticulate veinlets abaxially slightly raised, almost invisible, sometimes slightly darkened. Flowers not seen. Fruiting pedicel 3–4 mm, densely dirty yellow strigose. Fruiting calyx shallowly cupular, ca. 8 mm in diam., outside sparsely dirty yellow strigose, inside densely brownish serice-ous; lobes 4, reflexed. Berry solitary, drying glossy black, on basal part of young branchlets, ellipsoid, 1.5–1.8 × 1–1.2 cm. Style persistent, rusty strigose. Seeds 1(or 2). Fr. Oct–Dec.

* ? Mixed forests; 1000–1700 m. SE Yunnan.


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