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22. Callicarpa longissima (Hemsley) Merrill, Philipp. J. Sci. 12: 108. 1917.

尖尾枫 jian wei feng

Callicarpa longifolia Lamarck var. longissima Hemsley, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 26: 253. 1890.

Shrubs or small trees, 1-3(-7) m tall. Branchlets purplish brown, 4-angled. Petiole 1-1.5 cm; leaf blade lanceolate to elliptic-lanceolate, 13-25 X 2-7 cm, abaxially glabrous, adaxially subglabrous except long villous pubescence mainly along veins, base cuneate, margin subentire to obscurely serrulate, apex acute; veins 12-20 pairs, elevated on both surfaces. Cymes 3-6 cm across; peduncle 1.5-3 cm. Calyx subtruncate to obscurely dentate, glabrous, glandular. Corolla purple, ca. 2.5 mm, glabrous. Stamens ca. 2 X as long as corolla tube. Ovary glabrous. Fruit 1-1.5 mm in diam., glabrous, small glandular. Fl. Jul-Sep, fr. Aug-Dec.

Mixed forests or open waste places on mountain slopes; below 1200 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Taiwan [Japan, Vietnam].


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