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25. Ilex dehongensis S. K. Chen & Y. X. Feng, Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin. 40: 173. 1999.

徳宏冬青 de hong dong qing

Trees evergreen, 10-15 m tall. Young branchlets, leaves, inflorescences, and persistent calyx yellow-white curved villous throughout. Young branchlets slender, ca. 2 mm in diam. Petiole 0.4-1.3 cm, villous; leaf blade oblong or obovate, 5-13.5 × 3.5-5 cm, thinly leathery, midvein flat adaxially, lateral veins 10-14 pairs, raised on both surfaces, base cuneate or obtuse, margin slightly serrate in upper part, apex shortly acuminate or truncate. Flowers not known. Infructescences: cymes of order 3, umbelliform, solitary, axillary, 5-fruited; peduncles (0.5-)0.9-2 cm; fruiting pedicels 5-7 mm. Fruit red, castaneous when dry, globose, 7-10 mm in diam., smooth when dry; persistent stigma thinly discoid; pyrenes 4, ellipsoidal, ca. 7 mm, ca. 4 mm in diam., smooth, abaxially longitudinally and broadly U-sulcate, endocarp bony. Fl. unknown, fr. Oct-Dec.

● Moist forests; 900-1000 m. SW Yunnan (Longchuan).


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