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36. Callicarpa dentosa (Chang) W. Z. Fang, Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 65(1): 66. 1982.

多齿紫珠 duo chi zi zhu

Callicarpa brevipes (Bentham) Hance var. dentosa Chang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 1: 300. 1951.

Shrubs. Branchlets purplish brown with stellate hairs when young, becoming grayish brown and glabrous. Petiole ca. 4 mm; leaf blade elliptic to oblong-lanceolate, 16-25 5-7 cm, abaxially stellate tomentose on veins and densely purple glandular, adaxially glabrous except midvein sparsely puberulent, base cuneate, margin serrulate, apex acute, veins 8 or 9 pairs. Cymes dense, ca. 1 cm across; peduncle shorter than petioles; bracts small. Pedicel ca. 1.5 mm. CalyX cup-shaped, truncate, subglabrous, purple glandular. Corolla white, 3.5 mm in diam., subglabrous, purple glandular. Filaments shorter than corolla tube. Fl. Jun-Jul, fr. Jul-Sep.

* Dense forests on mountain slopes or along stream banks; 400-1000 m. N Guangdong

Related to Callicarpa brevipes but differs in elliptic to oblong-lanceolate leaf blades and densely purple glandular calyces and corollas.


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