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1. Callicarpa kochiana Makino, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo). 28: 181. 1914.

枇杷叶紫珠 pi pa ye zi zhu

Shrubs 1-4 m tall; branchlets, petioles, and inflorescences densely yellow-brown stellate tomentose. Petiole 1-3 mm; leaf blade oblong-lanceolate, elliptic, or ovate-elliptic, 11-22 X 4-8 cm, abaxially densely yellow-brown stellate tomentose, adaxially glabrous or slightly pilose especially on veins, both surfaces obscurely yellow glandular, margin serrate. Cymes 3-6 cm across; peduncle 1-2 cm or longer. Calyx tubular, 2-2.5 mm, tube tomentose, teeth acute. Corolla pink to purple, lobes densely tomentose. Stamens exserted. Style longer than stamens. Fruit globose, ca. 1.5 mm in diam. Fl. Jul-Aug, fr. Sep-Dec.

100-900 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Hainan, S Henan, Hunan, Jiangxi, Taiwan, Zhejiang [Japan, Vietnam]

1 Leaf blade 4-8 cm wide; flowers subsessile   1a var. kochiana
+ Leaf blade ca. 4 cm wide; flowers pedicellate   1b var. laxiflora

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