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1. Clausena excavata N. L. Burman, Fl. Indica. 89. 1768.

假黄皮 jia huang pi

Amyris punctata Roxburgh; Clausena excavata var. lunulata (Hayata) Tanaka; C. forbesii Engler; C. lunulata Hayata; C. moningerae Merrill; C. punctata (Roxburgh) Wight & Arnott; C. tetramera Hayata; Lawsonia falcata Loureiro.

Shrubs 1-2 m tall. Branchlets and leaf rachises pubescent, with oil glands. Leaves 21-27-foliolate but on young plants to 41-foliolate; petiolules 2-5 mm; leaflet blades ovate, lanceolate, or rhomboid, asymmetric, 2-9 × 1-3 cm, both surfaces pubescent or only pubescent along veins, base oblique, margin repand. Inflorescences terminal; bracts opposite. Flowers globose in bud. Petals white or pale yellowish white, ovate to obovate, 2-3 × 1-2 mm. Stamens 8; filaments basally dilated, geniculate at middle, apically linear. Style stout. Fruit ellipsoid, 1.2-1.8 × 0.8-1.5 cm, 1- or 2-seeded. Fl. Apr-May and Jul-Aug(-Oct in Hainan), fr. Aug-Oct. 2n = 36.

Below 1000 m. S Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Taiwan, S Yunnan [Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam].


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