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4. Olea caudatilimba L. C. Chia, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 3: 339. 1955.

尾叶木犀榄 wei ye mu xi lan

Osmanthus polyneurus P. Y. Bai.

Trees 3-8 m. Branchlets slightly compressed, puberulent. Petiole 8-10 mm, pubescent; leaf blade lanceolate or oblong-elliptic, 5.5-9 × 2-3.5 cm, leathery, glabrous, base cuneate or broadly cuneate, margin entire, apex acuminate to caudate-acuminate and obtuse; primary veins 10-15 on each side of midrib, slender, nearly at right angles to midrib, slightly raised. Panicles axillary or terminal, 2.5-3 cm, few flowered, pubescent. Flowers bisexual. Pedicel 0-3 mm. Calyx 1.5-2 mm. Corolla yellowish, ca. 3 mm; lobes long elliptic, ca. 2 mm, obtuse. Drupe long ellipsoid, 7-12 × 3.5-6.5 mm, sparsely lenticellate. Fl. Apr, fr. May-Jun.

* Rocky crevices of calcareous montane regions; ca. 1500 m. Yunnan


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