All Floras      Advanced Search
FOC Vol. 15 Page 284 Login | eFloras Home | Help
FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 15 | Oleaceae | Syringa

9. Syringa meyeri C. K. Schneider in Sargent, Pl. Wilson. 1: 301. 1912.

蓝丁香 lan ding xiang

Shrubs to 1.5 m, densely branched. Branchlets slightly 4-angled, puberulent. Petiole 0.6-1.5 cm, glabrous or puberulent; leaf blade elliptic-ovate or elliptic-obovate, sometimes ovate, broadly ovate, or suborbicular, 1-5 × 0.8-3.5 cm, glabrous or pilose along veins abaxially, palmately 5-veined or nearly so, base cuneate to subrounded, apex acute to short acuminate or obtuse. Panicles erect, lateral, 2.5-10 × 2.5-4 cm; rachis and pedicel puberulent. Flowers congested or lax. Pedicel 1-2 mm. Calyx dark purple, ca. 2 mm, glabrous or puberulent. Corolla blue-purple, purplish red, purplish pink, or white, 1.7-2 cm; tube subcylindric, 0.5-1.5 cm; lobes oblong, spreading. Anthers light brown at first, becoming black, inserted below mouth of corolla tube. Capsule long elliptic, 1-2 cm, obviously lenticellate.

* Slopes. Liaoning

1 Flowers congested; corolla tube ca. 15 mm; leaf blade 2-5 × 1.5-3.5 cm   9a var. meyeri
+ Flowers lax; corolla tube 5-8 mm; leaf blade 1-2 × 0.8-1.8 cm   9b var. spontanea

Lower Taxa


Related Objects  
  • Illustration
  • Illustration

    Flora of China @
    Browse by
    Advanced Search

    Flora of China Home




     |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |