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28. Symplocos cochinchinensis (Loureiro) S. Moore, J. Bot. 52: 148. 1914.

越南山矾 yue nan shan fan

Shrubs or trees. Branchlets glabrous, puberulent, pubescent, or reddish brown tomentose. Petiole 0.4--2.5 cm; leaf blade narrowly elliptic, elliptic, or obovate-elliptic, 6--27 X 0.9--10 cm, abaxially glabrous, pubescent, or tomentose, base cuneate to rarely rounded, margin subentire to glandular dentate, apex acuminate to acute, lateral veins 6--14 pairs. Spikes 3--15 cm, 3--5-branched from base; axes, bracts, and bractlets, glabrous, pubescent, or tomentose; bracts 1--3 mm; bractlets 1--2 mm. Ovary 0.5--2 mm, glabrous. Calyx lobes 1--3 mm, glabrous or pubescent. Corolla 3--5 mm. Drupes ampulliform to subglobose 4--7 X 4--5 mm.

200--3000 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Taiwan, Xizang, Yunnan, Zhejiang [Australia, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam; Pacific Islands].

1 Branchlets and leaf blades abaxially red brown pubescent to tomentose, especially on veins (subsp. cochinchinensis)   28a var. cochinchinensis
+ Branchlets and leaf blades glabrous.   (2)
2 (1) Calyx lobes hairy, often enlarged in fruit and forming a conic beak; bracts and bractlets forming a calycle hiding ovary (subsp. cochinchinensis   28b var. philippinensis
+ Calyx lobes glabrous but margin often ciliate, not enlarged in fruit; bracts and bractlets not hiding ovary (subsp. laurina).   (3)
3 (2) Leaf blade ± elliptic, 4.5--21 X 2--8 cm   28c var. laurina
+ Leaf blade narrowly elliptic, 7--15 X 0.9--2 cm   28d var. angustifolia

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