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26. Beilschmiedia longepetiolata C. K. Allen, J. Arnold Arbor. 23: 450. 1942.

长柄琼楠 chang bing qiong nan

Trees, 10-20 m tall, whole plant glabrous. Bark green-brown. Terminal buds ovoid or subglobose. Leaves always clustered at apex of branchlet, opposite or subopposite; petiole 1-2.5 cm; leaf blade dark brown when dry, shiny adaxially, elliptic to narrowly elliptic, rarely obovate, (5-)8(-14) × 2.5-4.5 cm, leathery or subleathery, midrib adaxially plane or slightly elevated, lateral veins ca. 6 pairs, lateral veins and veinlets elevated on both surfaces, base cuneate to broadly cuneate and decurrent, margin slightly revolute, apex rounded. Panicles terminal, up to 3 cm. Pedicels ca. 3 mm. Flowers white tinged with yellow (according to field note). Perianth segments elliptic, ca. 2 mm, conspicuously glandular-punctate. Fruits ellipsoid or subglobose, 2-4 × 1.5-3 cm, black-brown and always brown-maculate when dry; fruiting pedicels ca. 8 × 3-5 mm. Fl. and fr. Jul-Nov.

● Mixed forests on hill or mountain slopes. Hainan.


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