174. Ilex guizhouensis C. J. Tseng, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 1(1-2): 36. 1981.
贵州冬青 gui zhou dong qing
Trees or shrubs evergreen. Current year’s branchlets brown, subterete, slender, smooth and shiny, longitudinally sulcate, punctate, glabrous; second year’s branchlets gray, terete. Petiole 5-8 mm, adaxially narrowly sulcate or subflattened, gla brous; leaf blade abaxially brownish, adaxially olivaceous- brown when dry, elliptic-oblong, 5-9 × 2-2.5 cm, papery, both surfaces glabrous, midvein raised on both surfaces, lateral veins 9-12 pairs, slightly raised on both surfaces, reticulate veins evident on both surfaces, base obtuse, margin subentire, apex acuminate or long acuminate, acumen 8-13 mm. Flowers not known. Infructescences: 1-fruited cymes, fasciculate, fascicles 3-5-fruited, axillary; fruiting pedicels 2-3 mm, longitudinally angular and sulcate, puberulent or glabrescent; bracteoles 2, basal or subbasal, deltoid. Fruit black when dry, globose, ca. 4 mm in diam.; persistent calyx glabrous, 4-lobed, lobes suborbicular; persistent stigma discoid; pyrenes 4, ellipsoidal, ca. 3 mm, ca. 1 mm in diam., abaxially palmately striate and slightly sulcate, endocarp woody. Fl. and fr. unknown.