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19. Carpinus henryana (H. Winkler) H. Winkler in Engler, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 50(Suppl.): 507. 191.

川鄂鹅耳枥 chuan e e er li

Carpinus tschonoskii Maximowicz var. henryana H. Winkler in Engler, Pflanzenr. IV. 61 (Heft 19): 36. 1904; C. hupeana Hu var. henryana (H. Winkler) P. C. Li.

Trees to 18 m tall; bark gray, fissured. Branchlets purplish brown, sericeous-villous, glabrescent. Petiole 1-1.7 cm, glabrous or sparsely sericeous-villous; leaf blade narrowly lanceolate, elliptic-lanceolate, or oblong-lanceolate, 5-8 × 2-3 cm, subleathery, abaxially sericeous-villous along veins, glandular punctate elsewhere, bearded in axils of lateral veins, adaxially sparsely sericeous-villous, base rounded or subcordate, sometimes unequal, margin subincurved simply dentate, apex acuminate or caudate-acuminate; lateral veins 14-16 on each side of midvein. Female inflorescence 6-7 × 2-2.5 cm; peduncle ca. 2 cm, pubescent; bracts semiovate, villous along reticulate veins, outer margin irregularly and remotely serrate, without basal lobe, inner margin entire, with inflexed basal auricle, apex acute or acuminate; veins 4 or 5. Nutlet ovoid, ca. 4 × 3 mm, glabrous except sparsely villous at apex, ribbed. Fl. May-Jun, fr. Jul-Aug.

* Temperate forests; 1600-2900 m. E Gansu, W Guizhou, Henan, W Hubei, S Shaanxi, E Sichuan, Yunnan


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