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60. Ardisia sinoaustralis C. Chen, Guihaia. 13: 202. 1993.

细罗伞 xi luo san

Ardisia affinis Hemsley (1889), not Blume ex A. de Candolle (1844); A. sinoaustralis var. longicalyx C. Chen & D. Fang; Tinus affinis (Hemsley) Kuntze.

Subshrubs 30-40 cm tall, stoloniferous. Stems rusty puberulent especially when young. Petiole 2-5 mm; leaf blade elliptic to oblong-oblanceolate, 1.5-7 × 1-3 cm, sparsely punctate, base cuneate, margin crisped undulate, subentire, or crenulate, apex acute or obtuse; lateral veins 4-7 on each side of midrib, punctate puberulent, marginal vein absent. Inflorescences terminal, umbellate, simple, on curved ends of specialized lateral branches 2-13 cm, these with 2 or 3 reduced subapical leaves, rusty puberulent. Flowers tinged pinkish, 4-6 mm. Pedicel ca. 8 mm, rusty puberulent. Sepals ovate, ca. 1 mm, puberulent, punctate, margin sometimes ciliate, apex acute or obtuse. Petals ovate, 4-6 mm, sparsely punctate, glabrous outside, sparsely puberulent or glabrous inside, apex acute. Stamens somewhat shorter than petals; anthers lanceolate, acute, punctate dorsally. Ovary glabrous, sparsely punctate; ovules ca. 5, uniseriate. Fruit red, globose, ca. 7 mm in diam., slightly fleshy, not punctate. Fl. May-Jul, fr. Oct-Dec.

Mixed forests, limestone hillsides, roadsides, along streams, dark damp places; 100-600 m. Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Hunan, Jiangxi


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