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105. Lithocarpus gaoligongensis C. C. Huang & Y. T. Chang, Guihaia. 8: 39. 1988.

高黎贡柯 gao li gong ke

Trees to 25 m tall. Branchlets of current year densely dark gray puberulent. Petiole 2-3 cm; leaf blade oblong to obovate-elliptic, 15-20 × 5-8 cm, subleathery, abaxially sparsely pilose and scurfy on midvein when young, base broadly cuneate to subrounded, margin entire, apex acuminate to acute; secondary veins 12-15 on each side of midvein, adaxially impressed; tertiary veins abaxially slender, obscure. Infructescences to 7 cm; rachis ca. 9 mm thick; cupules in clusters of ca. 3. Cupule shallowly cupular, 1-1.4 × 2-2.6 cm, enclosing ca. 1/3 of nut, wall basally woody; bracts imbricate, triangular to rhomboid, appressed, thickened, adaxially ± raised, gray puberulent. Nut depressed globose, 1.2-1.6 × 2-2.4 cm, apex rounded; scar concave. Fl. Oct-Nov.

* Broad-leaved evergreen forests; circa 2000 m. W Yunnan (W flank of Gaoligong Shan)


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