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25. Clerodendrum kaichianum Hsu, Observ. Ad Florulam Hwangshanicam. 165. 1965.

浙江大青 zhe jiang da qing

Shrubs or small trees, 2-5 m tall. Branchlets nearly 4-angled, densely yellow-brown, brown, or reddish brown pubescent when young. Petiole 3-6 cm; leaf blade elliptic-ovate to ovate, 8-18 X 5-11 cm, papery, abaxially strigose only on veins and with several peltate glands near base, adaxially sparsely strigose, base broadly cuneate to subtruncate and slightly oblique, margin entire, apex acuminate, veins 5 or 6 pairs. Inflorescences terminal, corymbose cymes, 4- or 5-branched near base; bracts deciduous. Calyx pinkish, ca. 3 mm, outside puberulent and glandular; teeth triangular, ca. 1 mm. Corolla cream white to pinkish, tube 1-1.5 cm, outside glandular; lobes oblong, ca. 6 3 mm. Stamens exserted; filaments longer than style. Fruiting calyx purplish, inflated. Drupes blue-green, obovate to globose, ca. 1 cm in diam. Fl. and fr. Jul-Oct.

* Valleys; 500-1300 m. Anhui, Fujian, Jiangxi, Zhejiang.


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