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4. Castanopsis uraiana (Hayata) Kanehira & Hatusima, Trans. Nat. Hist. Soc. Taiwan. 29: 155. 1939.

淋漓锥 lin li zhui

Quercus uraiana Hayata, J. Coll. Sci. Imp. Univ. Tokyo 30(1): 299. 1911; Limlia uraiana (Hayata) Masamune & Tomiya; Lithocarpus uraiana (Hayata) Hayata; Pasania uraiana (Hayata) Schottky; Q. paohangii Chun & Tsiang; Q. randaiensis Hayata; Shiia uraiana (Hayata) Kanehira & Hatusima; Synaedrys uraiana (Hayata) Koidzumi.

Trees. Young shoots often sparsely puberulent and with small, lamellate, waxy scalelike trichomes or glabrous, sparsely lenticellate. Leaves distichous; petiole 0.7-1.5 cm; leaf blade ovate-elliptic, ovate, lanceolate, or sometimes obovate, 7-13 × 2-3 cm, papery, abaxially covered with brown to reddish brown, tight, waxy scalelike trichomes when young but grayish brown to nearly concolorous with age, base attenuate and inaequilateral, margin apically sparsely serrate or entire, apex slightly pointed, acute, or caudate and often bent to 1 side; midvein adaxially flat to slightly impressed or from middle to apex slightly raised; secondary veins 7-12 on each side of midvein, very slender, evident. Infructescences 5-10 cm; rachis ca. 2 mm thick, sparsely gray lenticellate. Cupule shallowly cupular, 5-6 × 7-12 mm, enclosing 1/4-1/3 of nut, wall less than 1 mm thick; bracts reduced to scales, triangular to ovate, adnate, imbricate, dusky puberulent. Nut 1 per cupule, broadly conical, 0.7-1.5 cm; scar basal, 5-6 mm in diam. Fl. Mar-May, fr. Sep-Oct of following year.

* Broad-leaved evergreen forests; 400-1500 m. Fujian, E to N Guangdong, NE Guangxi, S Hunan, S Jiangxi, Taiwan


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