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28. Callicarpa bodinieri H. Léveillé, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 9: 456. 1911.

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Shrubs ca. 2 m tall; branchlets, petioles, and inflorescences with dense stellate hairs. Petiole 5-10 mm; leaf blade red glandular, abaxially subglabrous or stellate tomentose, adaxially pubescent. Cymes 3-4.5 cm across; peduncle less than 1 cm; bracts small. Pedicel ca. 1 mm. Calyx ca. 1 mm, teeth obtusely triangular, stellate tomentose. Corolla purple, ca. 3 mm, stellate tomentose. Stamens ca. 6 mm; anthers elliptic, 1 mm, dark red glandular on connective. Ovary pubescent. Fruit purple, globose, ca. 2 mm in diam. Fl. Jun-Jul, fr. Aug-Dec.

200-2300 m. Anhui, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, S Henan, Hubei, Hunan, S Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang [Vietnam]

This species is often confused with Callicarpa giraldii which differs by its yellow glands.

1 Leaf blade narrowly elliptic, elliptic, or ovate- elliptic, 4-7 cm wide, base cuneate   28a var. bodinieri
+ Leaf blade lanceolate, oblanceolate, or obovate- oblong, 2-4 cm wide, base narrowly cuneate.   (2)
2 (1) Leaf blade abaxially grayish stellate pubescent   28b var. rosthornii
+ Leaf blade subglabrous on both surfaces   28c var. iteophylla

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