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15. Callicarpa formosana Rolfe, J. Bot. 20: 358. 1882.

杜虹花 du hong hua

Shrubs 1-3 m tall; branchlets, petioles, and cymes densely gray-yellow stellate tomentose. Petiole robust, 1-2.5 cm; leaf blade ovate-elliptic to elliptic or narrowly oblong-lanceolate, 6-17 X 2-8 cm, abaxially gray-yellow stellate tomentose and yellow glandular, adaxially minutely hispid, base cuneate, obtuse, or rounded, margin serrate, apex acuminate or caudate. Cymes 3-4 cm across; peduncle 1.5-2.5 cm; bracts small. Calyx cup-shaped, gray-yellow stellate tomentose; teeth 4, triangular. Corolla purple to purplish, ca. 2.5 mm, glabrous. Stamens ca. 5 mm. Ovary glabrous. Fruit purple, ca. 2 mm in diam.

400-1600 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, S Jiangxi, Taiwan, SE Yunnan, SE Zhejiang [Japan (Okinawa), Philippines]

1 Leaf blade elliptic to ovate-elliptic   15a var. formosana
+ Leaf blade narrowly oblong-lanceolate   15b var. longifolia

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