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25. Dalbergia sericea G. Don, Gen. Hist. 2: 375. 1832.

毛叶黄檀 mao ye huang tan

Dalbergia hircina Buchanan-Hamilton ex Bentham.

Trees, 5-6 m tall. Young shoots silky puberulent, gradually glabrous. Leaves 15-25 cm; stipules caducous, subfalcate-lan­ceolate, silky puberulent; leaflets 17-21, ovate or oblong, 2.5-5 × 2-2.5 cm, papery, abaxially rather densely puberulent, adax­ially appressed puberulent, base rounded or cuneate, apex slightly obtuse. Panicles axillary, rather shorter than leaves, 2.5-5 × 1.2-2 cm; peduncles, branches, and pedicels densely silky puberulent. Calyx campanulate, densely puberulent, 5-toothed; teeth obtuse, shorter than tube except lowest lanceolate and ca. as long as tube. Corolla white; petals rather long clawed; standard suborbicular, emarginate. Stamens 10, diadelphous (5+5). Ovary shortly stipitate, pubescent, 4- or 5-ovuled; style slender; stigma small. Legume narrowly ligulate, 2.5-5 × 0.6-1 cm, leathery, reticulate opposite 1-3 seeds, base attenuate to short stipe, apex acute. Seeds reniform, compressed, ca. 5 × 2.5 mm. Fl. Apr-May, fr. Jun-Sep.

Mountain slopes, roadsides; 900-1600 m. SE Xizang (Zayü) [Bhutan, NE India, Myanmar, Nepal, N Vietnam].


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