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59. Lithocarpus yongfuensis Q. F. Zheng, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 23: 149. 1985.

永福柯 yong fu ke

Trees to 16 m tall; bud scales, branchlets, and rachis of inflorescences with sparse and lax, waxy scalelike glands. Petiole ca. 1 cm; leaf blade elliptic to ovate-elliptic, 7-13 × 2-4 cm, thinly leathery, abaxially scurfy, base cuneate to acute, margin entire, apex acuminate; secondary veins 10-14 on each side of midvein, abaxially slightly raised, adaxially slightly impressed; tertiary veins not visible. Female and androgynous inflorescences sometimes congested at apex of branches, 5-15 cm; cupules solitary, scattered on rachis. Infructescences 5-10 cm; rachis base 3-5 mm thick. Cupule discoid, 1.5-1.8 cm in diam., covering basal part of nut, basally narrowed into an elongated stalk; bracts imbricate, triangular, appressed. Nut broadly conical, 1.6-1.8 × 2-2.2 cm, glabrous, base flat, apex pointed; scar 0.7-1.9 cm in diam., concave. Fl. Jul-Aug, fr. Oct-Nov of following year.

* Mixed mesophytic forests; 800-900 m. Fujian (Zhangping Xian)


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