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38. Callicarpa tingwuensis Chang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 1: 302. 1951.

鼎湖紫珠 ding hu zi zhu

Shrubs ca. 1 m tall. Branchlets yellowish brown stellate tomentose. Petiole 1-1.5 cm, stellate tomentose; leaf blade elliptic to oblong, 14-20 X 5-8.5 cm, abaxially stellate tomentose, adaxially pubescent along veins, base broadly cuneate to subrounded and slightly oblique, margin serrulate, apex acuminate, veins 10-12 pairs. Cymes 1.5-2.5 cm across, yellowish brown stellate tomentose; peduncle ca. 5 mm; bracts small. Pedicel ca. 1 mm. Calyx ca. 1 mm, truncate, outside stellate tomentose. Corolla white, 3-4 mm, slightly puberulent. Filaments shorter than corolla; anthers oblong, ca. 1.5 mm. Ovary densely stellate tomentose. Style ca. 5 mm. Fruit ca. 3 mm in diam., stellate tomentose. Fl. May, fr. Sep-Oct.

* Mixed forests on mountain slopes, 400-500 m. Guangdong (Dinghu Shan)

Similar to Callicarpa brevipes and C. collina but differs from both in having calyces, ovaries, and fruit stellate tomentose and corollas slightly puberulent.


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