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19. Ribes soulieanum Janczewski, Bull. Int. Acad. Sci. Cracovie, Cl. Sci. Math. 1906: 4. 1906.

滇中茶藨子 dian zhong cha biao zi

Shrubs 1-2 m tall. Branchlets stout, glabrous or puberulent. Buds purple, narrowly ovoid, 5-7 mm, apex acute. Petiole 4-6 cm, puberulent when young, sparsely long stalked glandular near base; leaf blade suborbicular, 4-7 × 4.5-8 cm, glabrous or abaxially pubescent along veins, base cordate; lobes 3(-5), ovate-triangular, margin deeply and sharply doubly serrate, also with some simple teeth, apex acute or shortly acuminate; terminal lobe slightly longer than lateral ones. Racemes spreading then pendulous, dense, 4-6 cm, 15-25-flowered; rachis and pedicels pubescent; bracts lanceolate, puberulent, margin slightly glandular hairy. Flowers bisexual, 5-7 mm in diam.; pedicel 0.5-2 mm. Calyx purple, glabrous; tube campanulate, 2-3 mm; lobes reflexed, ovate-ligulate, 2-3.5 mm. Petals erect, red, subreniform to reniform-orbicular, 1-2 mm. Stamens inserted level with and equaling or slightly longer than petals; anthers subglobose, apex without nectary. Ovary ellipsoid, glabrous. Style longer than stamens, 2-lobed. Fruit red, globose, 0.6-0.8 cm, glabrous. Fl. Apr-May, fr. Jun-Aug.

* Forest margins, foothills; below 3000 m. Xizang, NW Yunnan.


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