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8. Symplocos fordii Hance, J. Bot. 20: 78. 1882.

三裂山矾 san lie shan fan

Symplocos cordatifolia H. L. Li.

Shrubs to 2 m tall. Young branchlets, petioles, and leaf blades abaxially with spreading grayish yellow long hairs. Branchlets dark brown. Petiole 2--3 mm; leaf blade narrowly ovate to ovate, 3.5--9 X 1.5--3.5 cm, thinly leathery, base cordate, margin sharply dentate, apex long caudate-acuminate, lateral veins 4--11 pairs. Spikes short, axis ca. 1 cm, 5--10-flowered, pubescent; bracts broadly ovate, ca. 1 mm, submembranous, adaxially glabrous or sparsely fine hairy; bractlets ovate, ca. 1.5 mm, submembranous, adaxially glabrous or sparsely fine hairy, apex acute. Ovary ca. 1 mm, glabrous. Calyx glabrous; lobes 3, broadly ovate, 1.2--1.5 mm. Corolla ca. 3.5 mm, lobes 3. Stamens 15--30. Disc flat, annular, glabrous or with some hairs. Drupes narrowly ovoid, ca. 1 cm. Fl. and fr. May-Nov.

* Mixed forests; ca. 500 m. S Guangdong.


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