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8. Artocarpus nanchuanensis S. S. Chang et al., Acta Bot. Yunnan. 11: 29. 1989.

南川木波罗 nan chuan mu bo luo

Trees to 25 m, d.b.h. 60 cm. Bark dark brown, longitudinally furrowed. Branchlets cylindric, 7-8 mm thick, rust-colored pubescent when young. Winter buds ovate, 2-3 mm in diam., pale brown pubescent when young. Petiole 1.2-1.5 cm, densely hairy with short, coarse, and spreading hairs; leaf blade oblong to elliptic, 12-18 × 7-11 cm, leathery, abaxially grayish green but gray to brown when dry and densely covered with white coarse pubescence, adaxially dark green and sparsely covered with white coarse appressed hairs, base broadly cuneate and decurrent on petiole, margin entire or shallowly crenate, apex acute to acuminate; secondary veins 5-7 on each side of midvein, apically curved toward margin, and abaxially prominent, tertiary veins reticulate and conspicuous on both surfaces when dry. Male inflorescences 1-3.5 cm in diam. Female inflorescences yellowish brown, obovate, ca. 1.5 cm, densely covered with short white pubescence, sparsely papillate; peduncle 1.5-2 cm, densely covered with white coarse hairs; bracts papillate. Fruiting syncarp yellowish orange when mature, globose, 4-6 cm in diam., covered with short coarse hairs; peduncle 2.5-4 cm, densely covered with short coarse hairs. Drupes numerous, ± globose to ovate-elliptic, 1-1.5 cm in diam.; carpodermis thin.

* 500-600 m. Chongqing (Nanchuan).


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