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9. Schizophragma crassum Handel-Mazzetti, Anz. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Math.-Naturwiss. Kl. 59: 247. 1922.

厚叶钻地风 hou ye zuan di feng

Shrubs scandent. Stems to 3 cm in diam.; branchlets slightly purple, densely brown hispid when young, glabrescent. Petiole thick, 0.9-4 cm, brown tomentose; leaf blade abaxially glaucous, adaxially dark green, elliptic to narrowly ovate or broadly ovate to suborbicular, 6.5-16 cm, thickly papery, abaxially densely gray tomentose or yellow-brown pubescent, adaxially slightly long pilose only along veins, secondary veins 8-10 on both sides of midvein, abaxially prominent, base rounded to broadly cordate or broadly cuneate to obtuse, margin serrulate, apex acute to shortly acuminate. Thyrses 10-15 cm wide, many flowered; peduncle short; pedicels 1.5-2 mm, hirsute. Sterile flowers absent. Fertile flowers with calyx teeth triangular, ca. 0.5 mm, hirsute. Petals white, lanceolate, ca. 2 mm, apex acute. Stamens nearly equaling petals. Ovary turbinate, apex slightly projected and forming a short cone. Style thick. Capsule conical-turbinate, ca. 5 mm. Fl. Jun, fr. Oct.

* Forests; 2300-2900 m. NW Yunnan.

1 Leaf blade broadly ovate to suborbicular, abaxially densely gray tomentose, basal 2 or 3 pairs of secondary veins spreading at almost 90( to midvein, base rounded to broadly cordate   9a var. crassum
+ Leaf blade elliptic to narrowly ovate, abaxially densely yellow-brown pubescent, secondary veins all obliquely ascending from midvein, base broadly cuneate to obtuse   9b var. hsitaoanum

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