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6. Chionanthus ramiflorus Roxburgh, Fl. Ind. 1: 106. 1820.

枝花流苏树 zhi hua liu su shu

Linociera ramiflora (Roxburgh) Wallich ex G. Don, Gen. Hist. 4: 52. 1837.

Shrubs or trees 3-25 m. Branchlets terete, usually compressed. Petiole 2-5 cm, glabrous; leaf blade elliptic, oblong-elliptic, or ovate-elliptic, rarely lanceolate, (5-)8-20(-30) × (2.5-)4-7(-12) cm, leathery, glabrous, densely dotted with raised pimples especially abaxially, base attenuate, apex acuminate, acute, or obtuse; primary veins 7-10 on each side of midrib, slightly raised or obscure. Panicles axillary or rarely terminal, loose, 2.5-12(-25) cm. Pedicel 1-6 mm. Calyx ca. 1 mm, glabrous or puberulent; lobes ovate, ca. 0.5 mm, acute or obtuse. Corolla white or yellow, 2.5-5.5 mm; lobes oblong, rounded, slightly united at base. Anthers elliptic or oblong. Drupe blue-black, pruinose, ovoid-ellipsoid or ellipsoid, (1-) 1.5-3 × 0.5-2.2 cm.

Woods, thickets, slopes, ravines; 0-2000 m. Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Taiwan, Yunnan [India, Nepal, Vietnam; Australia, Pacific Islands]

1 Corolla 2.5-3 mm   6a var. ramiflorus
+ Corolla 3-5.5 mm   6b var. grandiflorus

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