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18. Callicarpa giraldii Hesse ex Rehder in Bailey, Stand. Cycl. Hort. 2: 629. 1914.

老鸦糊 lao ya hu

Shrubs 1-3(-5) m tall. Petiole 0.6-2 cm; leaf blade lanceolate, oblong, oblong-elliptic, elliptic, broadly elliptic, obovate-oblong, or broadly ovate, 5-17 X 2-10 cm, papery, base cuneate, narrowly cuneate, obtuse, or rounded, margin serrate, apex acuminate. Cymes 1-3 cm across, stellate tomentose. Calyx campanulate, ca. 1.5 mm, sparsely stellate tomentose when young, glabrescent, yellow glandular; teeth less than 0.5 mm, obtuse. Corolla purple, ca. 3 mm, slightly puberulent, yellow glandular. Stamens ca. 4-6 mm; anthers ovate, yellow glandular on connective. Ovary puberulent. Fruit purple, 2.5-4 mm in diam., stellate tomentose when young, glabrescent. Fl. May-Jul, fr. Jul-Nov.

200-3400 m. Anhui, Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, S Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang

This species can be reliably distinguished from Callicarpa bodinieri only in having yellow instead of red glands. The two taxa overlap in all other features including distribution, and their maintenance as distinct species merits further investigation.

1 Leaf blade lanceolate-oblong to broadly elliptic   18a var. giraldii
+ Leaf blade elliptic to ovate or oblong-elliptic to obovate-oblong.   (2)
2 (1) Leaf blade ovate to elliptic, abaxially with gray stellate hairs   18b var. subcanescens
+ Leaf blade oblong-elliptic to obovate-oblong, abaxially with gray-brown stellate hairs   18c var. chinyunensis

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