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31. Callicarpa hungtaii P'ei & S. L. Chen in W. Z. Fang, Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 65(1): 60. 1982.

厚萼紫珠 hou e zi zhu

Premna angustifolia Chang (1960), not Callicarpa angustifolia King & Gamble (1908).

Subshrubs to shrubs. Branchlets stellate tomentose when young. Petiole ca. 2 mm; leaf blade oblong-lanceolate, 3-61-1.6 cm, subleathery, abaxially greenish with brownish red glands, adaxially dark green and glabrous except on midvein, base cuneate, margin sparsely serrate above middle, apex caudate-acuminate, veins 5 or 6 pairs, midvein and veins conspicuous on both surfaces. Cymes ca. 2 cm across, 1-7-flowered; peduncle 3-5 mm. Pedicel ca. 2 mm, minutely stellate tomentose. Calyx outside reddish brown glandular. Fruit subglobose, ca. 3 mm in diam.

* Thickets on mountain slopes; 300-600 m. Guangdong (Yangchun Xian)

Similar to Callicarpa erythrosticta but differs in having subleathery leaf blades and calyces thickened in fruit.


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