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45. Ribes pseudofasciculatum K. S. Hao, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 40: 213. 1936.

青海茶藨子 qing hai cha biao zi

Ribes uniflorum T. C. Ku.

Shrubs dioecious, 0.5-1.5 m tall. Branchlets smooth, pubescent. Buds brown or brownish, oblong-ovoid, 4-6 mm, puberulent, apex acute. Petiole to 1 cm, pubescent, often shortly stalked glandular; leaf blade broadly ovate, 1.5-2 cm, thick, pubescent, eglandular, base cordate, rarely subtruncate; lobes 5, margin doubly serrate, apex acute; terminal lobe narrowly triangular-ovate, slightly longer than lateral ones. Male racemes 1-2 cm, 3-7-flowered, female ones shorter, (1 or)2-5-flowered; rachis and pedicels pubescent and glandular hairy; bracts oblong to obovate-oblong, longer than pedicels, pubescent, sometimes also shortly glandular hairy, 1-veined. Pedicel 2-3 mm. Calyx purple, pubescent; tube pelviform, 1-2 mm; lobes reflexed or spreading, oblong to ovate, 1.5-2.5 mm. Petals spatulate or flabellate, minute. Stamens subequaling petals; anthers broadly obovoid. Ovary glabrous. Style equaling or slightly longer than stamens, 2-lobed. Fruit black or reddish black, glossy, globose, 0.5-0.6 cm, glabrous. Fl. Jun-Aug, fr. Aug-Oct.

* Coniferous forests and thickets in high mountain regions, stony slopes, roadsides along ravines; 3000-4600 m. Qinghai, W Sichuan, E Xizang.


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