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1. Dendropanax chevalieri (R. Viguier) Merrill, J. Arnold Arbor. 19: 59. 1938.

大果树参 da guo shu shen

Gilibertia chevalieri R. Viguier in Lecomte, Fl. Indo-Chine 2: 1181. 1923; Dendropanax hoi C. B. Shang; D. macrocarpus C. N. Ho (1952), not Cuatrecasas (1946).

Trees, to ca. 14 m tall, hermaphroditic. Petiole 3-10 cm; leaf blade oblong-elliptic to ovate-elliptic, (7-)12-19 × (3-)5-9 cm, subleathery to papery, with distinct glandular punctae, 3(-5)-veined at base, secondary veins 3-5 pairs, secondary and tertiary venation distinct on both surfaces, base broadly cuneate to rounded, margin entire, sometimes minutely revolute, apex acuminate to shortly acuminate. Inflorescence terminal, a simple umbel, or with 2-4 umbels, 1.5-2.5 cm in diam. in flower, 10-20-flowered; pedicels 4-8 mm in flower, 6-20 mm in fruit; peduncle 1.5-3 cm. Calyx rim entire. Ovary 5(or 6)-carpellate; styles 5(or 6), free, ca. 0.5 mm in flower. Fruit globose to broadly ellipsoid, 8-12 mm in diam., ribbed when dry; styles recurved, 1-1.5 mm, persistent. Fl. Jun, Aug-Sep, fr. Sep-Dec.

Evergreen broad-leaved forests; 1600-2000 m. Guangxi (Napo), SE Yunnan (Pingbian, Xichou) [E India, C and N Vietnam].


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