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8. Glochidion rubrum Blume, Bijdr. 586. 1826.

台闽算盘子 tai min suan pan zi

Diasperus coronatus (Müller Argoviensis) Kuntze; D. leiostylus (Kurz) Kuntze; D. wightianus Kuntze; Glochidion coronatum J. D. Hooker; G. diversifolium (Miquel) Merrill; G. foliosum S. Moore; G. grave S. Moore; G. insulare J. D. Hooker; G. leiostylum Kurz; G. penangense (Müller Argoviensis) Airy Shaw; G. rubrum f. longistylis J. J. Smith; G. thorelii Beille; G. versicolor S. Moore; Phyllanthus diversifolius Miquel; P. penangensis Müller Argoviensis.

Shrubs or treelets, 2-6 m tall; branches terete, gray, lenticellate; branchlets angular, glabrous or sparsely pubescent when young. Stipules triangular, ca. 1 mm; petiole 1.5-4 mm; leaf blade ovate, elliptic, oblong, or oblong-lanceolate, 5-13 × 2-4.5 cm, papery to submembranous, glabrous or only nerves puberulent on both surfaces, base acute to obtuse, inequilateral; lateral veins 5 or 6 pairs. Flowers in axillary glomerules, sessile, with linear bracts at base. Male flowers: pedicels 3-4 mm, slender, glabrous; sepals 6, ovate or oblong, ca. 2 mm, glabrous or sometimes sparsely pubescent at base inside; stamens 3, connate. Female flowers: pedicels very short or sessile; sepals 6, ovate-triangular, ca. 2 mm, glabrous on both surfaces; ovary ovoid, 3-4 mm, 3-5-locular, pubescent; style column conical, 1-3.5 mm, sometimes 3-fid at apex, glabrous. Capsules depressed globose, 3.5-4 × 6-10 mm, pubescent, 3-5-grooved. Fl. and fr. almost throughout year.

Broad-leaved evergreen forests; 200-600 m. Fujian, Taiwan [Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam].


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