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22b. Mallotus tenuifolius var. subjaponicus Croizat, J. Arnold Arbor. 19: 138. 1938.

黄背野桐 huang bei ye tong

Mallotus nepalensis Müller Argoviensis var. kwangtungensis Croizat; M. subjaponicus (Croizat) Croizat.

Branchlets and inflorescences grayish-yellowish stellate-tomentose. Leaf blade ovate or broadly ovate, papery, yellowish green when dry, abaxially yellowish, scattered stellate-pilose and orange glandular-scaly. Male inflorescences 5-10 cm. Male flowers 2- or 3-fascicled; calyx lobes 5, unequal, ca. 4 mm. Female inflorescences or infructescences 8-12 cm. Female flowers: styles 3, ca. 6 mm, base connate for ca. 1 mm. Capsule stellate-pilose, spines 5-7 mm. Seeds ovoid, 4-5 mm, black. Fl. May-Jun, fr. Jun-Aug.

● Mountain valleys, forests, thickets; 500-1500 m. Anhui, Fujian, N Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Zhejiang.


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