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40. Callicarpa brevipes (Bentham) Hance, Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 5. 5: 233. 1886.

短柄紫珠 duan bing zi zhu

Shrubs 1-2.5 m tall. Branchlets obscurely 4-angled, yellow-brown stellate pubescent when young, glabrescent. Petiole ca. 5 mm; leaf blade narrowly lanceolate, lanceolate, obovate-elliptic, or broadly ovate, 6-24 X 1-6 cm, abaxially stellate pubescent on veins and yellow glandular, adaxially glabrous, margin subentire to sparsely serrulate along apical part, apex acuminate or acute, veins 9-12 pairs. Cymes ca. 1.5 cm across; peduncle slender, subequal to slightly longer than petioles. Flowers small, usually pendent. Calyx cup-shaped, subtruncate to minutely 4-dentate. Corolla white, ca. 3.5 mm, glabrous. Filaments nearly as long as corolla; anthers oblong, densely yellow glandular. Ovary glabrous, glandular. Style slightly longer than stamens. Fruit red to purple, 2-9 mm in diam. Fl. Apr-Jun, fr. Jul-Nov.

300-1400 m. Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, S Zhejiang [Vietnam]

1 Leaf blade narrowly lanceolate to lanceolate, apex acuminate   40a var. brevipes
+ Leaf blade obovate-elliptic to broadly ovate, apex acute   40b var. obovata

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