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9. Vitex negundo Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 638. 1753.

黄荆 huang jing

Shrubs or small trees. Branchlets densely gray tomen-tose. Leaves 3-7-foliolate; central leaflet distinctly petiolulate. Calyx campanulate, 5-dentate, gray tomentose. Corolla 2-lipped, 5-lobed, outside puberulent. Stamens exserted. Ovary subglabrous.

100-3200 m. Anhui, Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Nei Mongol, Ningxia, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Taiwan, Xizang, Yunnan, Zhejiang [Japan; E Africa, S and SE Asia, Pacific Islands]

Fiber, medicinal.

1 Leaflets distinctly serrate.   (2)
+ Leaflets entire, rarely sparsely serrate.   (3)
2 (1) Leaflets regularly serrate, abaxially sparsely pubescent   9d var. cannabifolia
+ Leaflets irregularly serrate, abaxially densely gray tomentose   9e var. heterophylla
3 (1) Inflorescences racemelike thyrses, ultimate cymes lax   9c var. thyrsoides
+ Inflorescences spikelike thyrses, ultimate cymes compact.   (4)
4 (3) Central leaflet 4-13 X 1-4 cm   9a var. negundo
+ Central leaflet 1.5-4 X 0.5-1 cm   9b var. microphylla

Lower Taxa


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