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38. Machilus nanmu (Oliver) Hemsley, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 26: 376. 1891.

润楠 run nan

Persea nanmu Oliver, Hooker’s Icon. Pl. 14: 10, t. 1316. 1880; Machilus pingii W. C. Cheng ex Yen C. Yang; P. pingii (W. C. Cheng ex Yen C. Yang) Kostermans; Phoebe nanmu (Oliver) Gamble.

Large trees, to 40 m tall or more; trunk ca. 40 cm d.b.h. Branchlets glabrous, blackish when dry. Terminal buds ovoid; bud scales densely grayish sericeous outside, glabrous near margin. Petiole somewhat slender, 1-1.5 cm, densely grayish puberulent when young, glabrous when old; leaf blade elliptic or elliptic-oblanceolate, 5-10(-13.5) × 2-5 cm, leathery, abaxially appressed puberulent, adaxially glabrous, young leaf blade abaxially densely grayish yellow puberulent, midrib conspicuously elevated abaxially, concave adaxially, lateral veins 8-10 pairs, inconspicuous on both surfaces, veinlets densely reticulate, foveolate adaxially, base cuneate, apex acuminate or long acuminate. Panicle at base of young branchlet, 5-6.5(-9) cm, grayish yellow puberulent, branched at upper part of peduncle; peduncle 3-5 cm. Pedicels slender, 5-7 mm. Flowers small, ca. 3 mm, 4-5 mm in diam. Perianth lobes oblong, sericeous on both surfaces, with 3-5 longitudinal veins. Stamens subequal; glands of 3rd series hastate, stipitate. Staminodes hairy at base. Ovary glabrous. Fruit black, compressed globose, 7-8 mm in diam. when mature. Fl. Apr-Jun, fr. Jun-Aug.

● Single tree or mixed forests; below 1000 m. Sichuan, NE Yunnan.


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