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2. Kopsia hainanensis Tsiang, Sunyatsenia. 2: 111. 1934.

海南蕊木 hai nan rui mu

Shrubs or trees to 7 m tall, glabrous except for flowers. Branchlets gray-white, terete. Petiole 0.5-1.9 cm; leaf blade lustrous green adaxially, pale green abaxially, narrowly elliptic, 5-13.5 X 1-4.5 cm, apex obtuse or with a short acumen; lateral veins more than 20 pairs. Cymes 6- or 7-flowered; peduncle 2-10 mm. Pedicel 1-2 mm. Sepals ovate, ca. 1.5 mm, obtuse, glabrous. Corolla white, glabrous outside, pilose inside to anthers; tube ca. 2.3 cm, ca. 1 mm in diam.; lobes oblong, ca. 1.5 cm. Disc scales sublinear, shorter than or as long as ovary. Ovary glabrous, 2-loculed; ovules 1 per locule. Drupes red or orange, subellipsoid, ca. 2.5 1 cm. Fl. Apr-Dec.

* Densely wooded ravines at lower and middle elevations. Hainan.


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