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27. Manglietia ovoidea Hung T. Chang & B. L. Chen, Acta Sci. Nat. Univ. Sunyatseni. 1988(1): 108. 1988.

卵果木莲 luan guo mu lian

Magnolia ovoidea (Hung T. Chang & B. L. Chen) V. S. Kumar.

Trees, to 10 m tall, to 30 cm d.b.h. Twigs robust, at first with rust-colored trichomes but glabrescent. Stipular scar ca. 1/2 as long as petiole. Petiole at first with rust-colored trichomes; leaf blade narrowly elliptic to elliptic-oblong, 13-14 × 4-5 cm, leathery, abaxially pale green, adaxially dark green, midvein adaxially impressed, secondary and reticulate veins inconspicuous, base cuneate, apex shortly acute. Peduncle with trichomes, 1.5-2 cm. Tepals 11, pale yellowish green, fleshy; outer 3 tepals obovate, ca. 3.5 × 2.4 cm; innermost 2 tepals purplish, spatulate-obovate. Stamens numerous. Gynoecium broadly ovoid to subglobose, 3.2-3.6 cm. Fruiting peduncle with trichomes, 2.7-3.2 cm; mature carpels ellipsoid, abaxially papillate. Fl. Apr, fr. Oct-Nov.

● Evergreen broad-leaved forests; 1700-2000 m. Guangxi, SE Yunnan.


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