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14. Symplocos heishanensis Hayata, Icon. Pl. Formosan. 5: 101. 1915.

海桐山矾 hai tong shan fan

Dicalix heishanensis (Hayata) Migo; Symplocos oreades Guillaumin; S. pittosporifolia Handel-Mazzetti; S. risekiensis Hayata.

Trees. Young branchlets dark brown, glabrous or puberulent; old branchlets black; buds minutely pubescent. Petiole 0.5--1.5 cm; leaf blade narrowly elliptic to obovate-elliptic, 6--12 X 1.1--4 cm, leathery, glabrous, base cuneate, margin entire or sinuous-dentate, apex caudate-acuminate, lateral veins 9--14 pairs. Racemes 3--6 cm, axis minutely pubescent; bracts and bractlets persistent or not, puberulent; bracts semi-orbicular, 1.5--4 mm; bractlets broadly ovate, 1--2 mm. Ovary 1--1.2 mm, glabrous. Calyx 0.8--1.5 mm; lobes semi-orbicular, 0.5--1.2 mm, glabrous or sparsely puberulent. Corolla, 3--5 mm. Stamens 20--50. Disc annular, glabrous. Drupes dark purplish, long ampulliform, 5--7 X 2--3 mm, apex with persistent erect calyx lobes. Fl. Feb-May, fr. Jun-Sep.

* Mixed forests; ca. 1300 m. Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Jiangxi, Taiwan, Yunnan, Zhejiang.


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