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44. Callicarpa kwangtungensis Chun, Sunyatsenia. 1: 302. 1934.

广东紫珠 guang dong zi zhu

Shrubs ca. 2 m tall. Branchlets purplish, sparsely stellate tomentose when young, becoming yellowish gray and glabrous. Petiole 5-8 mm; leaf blade narrowly linear-lanceolate, elliptic-lanceolate, or lanceolate, 15-26 X 3-5 cm, base cuneate, usually glabrous, abaxially densely small yellow glandular, margin serrulate above middle, apex acuminate; veins 12-15 pairs, glabrous. Cymes 3-5-branched, many flowered, 2-3 cm across, sparsely stellate tomentose; peduncle 5-8 mm. Calyx with obtusely triangular teeth, slightly stellate tomentose when young, glabrescent. Corolla white or purplish, ca. 4 mm, slightly stellate tomentose. Filaments shorter than or equal to corolla; anthers oblong. Ovary glabrous, yellow glandular. Fruit ca. 3 mm in diam., yellow glandular. Fl. Jun-Jul, fr. Aug-Oct.

* Mixed forests; 300-1600 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Yunnan, Zhejiang

Similar to Callicarpa membranacea but differs in having longer leaf blades with abaxial small dense yellow glands and having larger cymes.


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