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16. Jasminum lanceolaria Roxburgh, Fl. Ind. 1: 97. 1820.

清香藤 qing xiang teng

Fagara volubilis E. Pritzel ex Diels; Jasminum discolor Franchet; J. dunnianum H. Léveillé; J. lanceolaria var. puberulum Hemsley; J. lanceolaria f. unifoliolatum Handel-Mazzetti; J. pachyphyllum Hemsley; J. shimadai Hayata.

Shrubs scandent, 10-15 m, glabrous or pubescent. Branchlets terete. Leaves opposite or nearly so, 3-foliolate, sometimes simple by reduction of lateral leaflets at base of inflorescences; petiole 1-4.5 cm, glabrous to puberulent; terminal leaflet with petiolule 0.5-4.5 cm; leaflet blade elliptic, ovate, to lanceolate, rarely suborbicular, 3.5-16 × 1-9 cm, leathery, base rounded or cuneate, apex obtuse to caudate; primary veins 5-7 on each side of midrib, very obscure. Compound cymes often paniculate, terminal or axillary, many flowered, congested or open; bracts linear, 1-5 mm. Flowers heterostylous. Pedicel 0-5 mm. Calyx tubular, enlarged in fruit; lobes deltate or subtruncate. Corolla white, salverform; tube 1.7-3.5 cm; lobes 4 or 5, lanceolate to oblong, 5-10 mm. Berry black, drying orange-yellow, globose or ellipsoid, 0.6-1.8 × 0.6-1.5 cm. Fl. Apr-Oct, fr. Jun-Mar. 2n = 26*.

Slopes, thickets, dense valley forests; below 2200 m. Anhui, Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Taiwan, Yunnan, Zhejiang [Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam].


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