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10. Glochidion medogense T. L. Chin, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 18: 251. 1980.

墨脱算盘子 mo tuo suan pan zi

Trees to 10 m tall, monoecious; branchlets terete and pubescent when young. Stipules ovate-subulate, ca. 5 mm, ciliate on margin; petiole ca. 5 mm; leaf blade oblong or ovate, 8-16 × 4-7.5 cm, thinly leathery, smooth and glabrous adaxially, only midvein and 7-9-paired lateral veins elevated and pubescent abaxially, base slightly obtuse or rotund, inequilateral, apex acute to acuminate or shortly so. Flowers axillary. Male flowers: pedicels filamentous, ca. 5 mm, glabrous; sepals 5, ovate, ca. 1.5 × 1 mm; stamens 3, connate. Female flowers: pedicels 6-12 mm; ovary globose, glabrous, 5-locular; styles 5-fid. Capsules depressed globose, 7-9 mm in diam., concave at apex, 10-grooved; style column cylindric, persistent, 5-fid at apex, lobes linear; fruiting pedicels 1-2 cm. Fl. Jun-Aug, fr. Aug-Nov.

● Broad-leaved forests; 1500-1900 m. SE Xizang.


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