15. Eurya kueichowensis P. T. Li, J. S. China Agric. Univ. 21(4): 60. 2000.
贵州毛柃 gui zhou mao ling
Shrubs or trees, 2-6 m tall. Young branches grayish brown to reddish brown, glabrous or subglabrous; current year branchlets terete, densely yellowish brown spreading villous; terminal buds yellowish brown villous. Petiole 2-3 mm, pubescent; leaf blade oblong-lanceolate to oblong, 6.5-9 × 1.5-2.5 cm, leathery to rigidly leathery, abaxially pale yellowish green and sparsely appressed pubescent but densely pubescent along midvein, adaxially green, glabrous, and yellowish green when dry, midvein abaxially elevated and adaxially impressed, secondary veins 10-13 on each side of midvein and slightly visible on both surfaces when young but abaxially obscure when older, base broadly cuneate to obtuse, margin closely serrulate except basally, apex acuminate to caudate-acuminate and with a 1-1.5 cm acumen. Flowers axillary, solitary or to 3 in a cluster. Pedicel 2-3 mm, sparsely pubescent to subglabrous. Male flowers: bracteoles ovate, very small; sepals suborbicular to broadly ovate, ca. 2 mm, membranous, outside sparsely pubescent to subglabrous, apex rounded and mucronate; petals obovate-oblong, 3.5-4 mm; stamens 15-18; anthers 4-6-locellate; pistillode densely pubescent. Female flowers: similar to male flowers but slightly smaller; ovary ovoid, pubescent, 3-loculed; style 3.5-4.5 mm, apically 3-parted. Fruit ovoid-ellipsoid, ca. 5 × 4 mm, with 10-12 seeds per locule, sparsely pubescent. Seeds blackish brown, shiny. Fl. Sep-Oct, fr. Apr-Jul.
● Forests on mountain slopes or along streams; 600-1800 m. N Guangxi, Guizhou, W Hubei, E and SE Sichuan, NE and SE Yunnan.