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10. Beilschmiedia shangsiensis Y. T. Wei, Guihaia. 4: 196. 1984.

上思琼楠 shang si qiong nan

Trees, up to 24 m tall. Bark dark gray. Branchlets green, glabrous. Terminal buds small, densely ferruginous pubescent. Leaves opposite; petiole slender, 1-3 cm; leaf blade adaxially shiny, lanceolate or narrowly elliptic-lanceolate, 6-13 × 2-4 cm, thinly leathery, glabrous on both surfaces, abaxially glandular-punctate, midrib abaxially elevated, adaxially plane, lateral veins 7-9 pairs, lateral veins and veinlets adaxially inconspicuously or slightly elevated, interconnected near leaf margin, base cuneate, apex shortly acuminate with an obtuse acumen. Panicles terminal, ca. 2 cm, few ramified, wholly ferruginous pubescent. Flowers small. Perianth segments broadly elliptic, pubescent, arranged in 2 whorls. Fertile stamens 9, in 3 whorls; anther cells of 1st and 2nd whorls introrse, those of 3rd whorl extrorse. Staminodes subtriangular. Ovary ovoid. Fruits ellipsoid, ca. 5 × 2.5 cm, somewhat oblique, subrotund at both ends, apiculate at apex, black-brown when dry; fruiting pedicels ca. 5 mm in diam. Fr. Oct.

● Forests. Guangxi (Shiwan Dashan).


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