All Floras      Advanced Search
FOC Vol. 17 Page 14 Login | eFloras Home | Help
FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 17 | Verbenaceae | Callicarpa

42. Callicarpa japonica Thunberg in Murray, Syst. Veg., ed. 14. 153. 1784.

日本紫珠 ri ben zi zhu

Shrubs ca. 2 m tall. Branchlets terete, glabrous. Leaf blade elliptic, ovate, or obovate, 7-18 X 4-8 cm, glabrous, base cuneate, margin serrulate above middle, apex bluntly caudate-acuminate to acute. Cymes delicate, ca. 2 cm across; peduncle 6-10 mm. Calyx cup-shaped, teeth obtusely triangular. Corolla white or purplish, ca. 3 mm, glabrous. Filaments equal or slightly longer than corolla tube; anthers ca. 1.8 mm, exserted. Fruit globose, ca. 2.5 mm in diam. Fl. Jun-Jul, fr. Jul-Oct.

200-900 m. Anhui, Guizhou, Hebei, W Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Liaoning, Shandong, E Sichuan, Taiwan, Zhejiang [Japan, Korea]

1 Peduncle equal or longer than petioles   42a var. japonica
+ Peduncle shorter than petioles   42b var. luxurians

Lower Taxa


Flora of China @
Browse by
Advanced Search

Flora of China Home




 |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |