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1. Aphananthe cuspidata (Blume) Planchon in Candolle, Prodr. 17: 209. 1873.

滇糙叶树 dian cao ye shu

Aphananthe lissophylla Gagnepain; A. yunnanensis (Hu) Grudzinskaja; Cyclostemon cuspidatum Blume; Galumpita cuspidata (Blume) Blume; Gironniera cuspidata (Blume) Kurz; G. lucida Kurz; G. nitida Bentham; G. reticulata Thwaites; G. yunnanensis Hu.

Trees, to 15-20(-33) m tall, d.b.h. 50-80(-150) cm. Bark grayish brown, usually smooth. Branchlets slender, sparsely pubescent or glabrous. Stipules lanceolate, 6-10 mm, abaxially pubescent. Petiole 7-12 mm, slender, glabrous; leaf blade narrowly ovate, ovate, or oblong-lanceolate, (5-)10-15 × (2-)3-5(-7) cm, base rounded to broadly cuneate, margin usually entire but occasionally inconspicuously serrate, apex caudate-acuminate; venation pinnate; secondary veins 6-10(-17) on each side of midvein, anastomosing before reaching margin. Male flowers: in pairs or in 3-7 cm cymes, ca. 2 mm in diam. Tepals 5, obovate-oblong. Anthers glabrous. Female flowers: solitary. Perianth 5-lobed; tepals narrowly ovate, ca. 2 mm. Drupes brownish red when mature, ovoid, 1.3-2 × 0.7-1.2 cm, hardly compressed, glabrous; perianth and styles persistent; stalk as long as or slightly longer than drupe. Fl. Mar-Apr or Sep-Nov, fr. Jul-Sep or Nov-Dec.

Slopes on hills; 100-900(-1800) m. S Guangdong, Hainan, S Yunnan [Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Sikkim, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam].


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