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6. Daphniphyllum chartaceum K. Rosenthal in Engler, Pflanzenr. 68(IV. 147a): 11. 1919.

纸叶虎皮楠 zhi ye hu pi nan

Daphniphyllum bengalense K. Rosenthal; D. divaricatum (T. C. Huang) J. X. Wang; D. himalense (Bentham) Müller Argoviensis var. chartaceum (K. Rosenthal) T. C. Huang; D. himalense var. divaricatum T. C. Huang.

Trees or small trees, 5-12(-20) m tall; branchlets stout, purplish brown, white lenticellate. Petiole 2-5 cm, purplish red; leaf blade oblong-elliptic to oblong, 10-15(-21) × 3-6(-7) cm, chartaceous, light green abaxially, deep green adaxially, base broadly cuneate, apex acuminate; lateral veins 11-13 pairs and reticulate veins prominent abaxially, slightly impressed adaxially. Inflorescence erect. Male flowers: pedicel 4-6 mm; calyx absent; stamens 10; filaments ca. 1 mm; anthers ovate, ca. 1 mm, connective exserted. Female flowers: pedicel ca. 2 mm; calyx lobes lanceolate, 1-1.5 mm, caducous; staminodes absent; style branches recurved. Infructescence 6-9 cm, erect; drupe ellipsoidal, 11-13 × 7-8 mm, tuberculate; calyx and style branches persistent. Seeds oblong, 9-10 × ca. 4 mm. Fl. Aug-Sep, fr. Dec.

Forests; (1200-)1500-2100 m. SE Xizang (Mêdog), NW and SE Yunnan [Bhutan, India, N Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, N Vietnam].


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