All Floras      Advanced Search
FOC Vol. 19 Page 81 Login | eFloras Home | Help
FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 19 | Rubiaceae | Brachytome

1. Brachytome hainanensis C. Y. Wu ex W. C. Chen, Guihaia. 7: 298. 1987.

海南短萼齿木 hai nan duan e chi mu

Shrubs, 2.5-3 m tall; branches flattened becoming subterete, glabrous. Petiole 0.4-1.5 cm, glabrous; leaf blade drying papery and usually brown, elliptic-oblong, elliptic, or elliptic-lanceolate, 7-20.5 × 2.5-7 cm, adaxially glabrous, abaxially glabrous or puberulent, base cuneate to obtuse, apex acute to acuminate; secondary veins 8-12 pairs; stipules triangular to broadly triangular, 3-8 mm, glabrous, acuminate or cuspidate. Inflorescences not seen. Flowers not seen. Infructescences corymbiform-cymose, 3-8 × 3-5 cm, several to many fruited; peduncle 1.5-2 cm; bracts triangular to ovate, 0.5-1 mm, mostly situated at nodes (i.e., branching points); pedicels 3-9 mm. Berry red, ellipsoid to subglobose except with narrow cylindrical base, rounded portion 5-6 × ca. 5 mm plus basal narrow portion ca. 1 mm; seeds yellow, ca. 1.5 mm wide. Fr. Mar.

Forests. Hainan [Vietnam].


Flora of China @
Browse by
Advanced Search

Flora of China Home




 |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |