177. Ilex jinyunensis Z. M. Tan, J. Sichuan Univ., Nat. Sci. Ed. 1983(2): 81. 1983.
缙云冬青 jin yun dong qing
Trees evergreen, ca. 6 m tall. Current year’s branchlets longitudinally ridged and sulcate, sparsely puberulent or subglabrous; second to third year’s branchlets terete, smooth, glabrous, lenticellate. Stipules deltoid, minute; petiole 4-6 mm, abaxially rugose, glabrous, adaxially sulcate; leaf blade abaxially greenish, adaxially deep green, shiny, oblong or obovate- elliptic, 6-12 × 3-4.5 cm, leathery, both surfaces glabrous, midvein impressed adaxially, lateral veins 10-14 pairs, obscure abaxially, slightly raised adaxially, reticulate veins obscure, base broadly cuneate to subrounded, margin entire on proximal half, serrulate with 1 or 2 pairs of teeth on distal half, apex acuminate. Flowers not known. Infructescences 1-fruited cymes, fasciculate, rarely solitary, fascicles 3-7-fruited, axillary; fruiting pedicels 6-7 mm, puberulent. Fruit red, globose, 4-5 mm in diam.; persistent calyx 4- or 5-lobed, lobes deltoid, puberulent; persistent stigma capitate or mammilliform; pyrenes 4, oblong, ca. 2.5 mm, 1-1.2 mm in diam., smooth, abaxially slightly convex, 3-striate, endocarp leathery. Fl. unknown, fr. Nov.
● Evergreen broad-leaved forests, mountains; 700-800 m. Chongqing.