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2. Myrsine verruculosa (C. Y. Wu) Pipoly & C. Chen, Novon. 5: 360. 1995.

瘤枝密花树 liu zhi mi hua shu

Rapanea verruculosa C. Y. Wu in C. Chen, Fl. Yunnan. 1: 381. 1977.

Shrubs 1-2.5 m tall. Branchlets terete, 3-4 mm in diam., minutely glandular granulose, densely verrucose. Petiole marginate, 2-3 mm; leaf blade obovate, 1-1.5 cm × 5-7 mm, leathery to subleathery, glabrous, sparsely punctate abaxially, base cuneate, margin opaque, entire, apex obtuse to rounded; midrib impressed; lateral veins raised adaxially, inconspicuous abaxially, marginal vein absent. Bracts broadly ovate, ciliate. Flowers unknown. Fruiting pedicel ca. 2 mm, glandular granulose. Persistent calyx 4-merous; lobes spreading, nearly free, ovate, 0.8-1 mm, flat, minutely puberulent, densely red punctate-lineate, margin entire, ciliate, apex acute. Fruit ovate-globose, 3-4 mm in diam. (immature), glabrous, densely punctate. Fr. Oct-Nov.

* Sparse evergreen broad-leaved forests, limestone hillsides; 900-1500 m. Guizhou, Yunnan


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