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2. Mycetia bracteata Hutchinson in Sargent, Pl. Wilson. 3: 409. 1916.

长苞腺萼木 chang bao xian e mu

Shrubs, ca. 1 m tall; branches puberulent becoming glabrescent. Leaves generally isophyllous; petiole 0.5-1 cm, puberulent; blade drying thinly leathery to membranous, long oblanceolate or lanceolate, 9-16 × 1.5-4 cm, both surfaces glabrous except puberulent along principal veins, base attenuate or acute, apex acuminate; secondary veins 16-20 pairs; stipules persistent, broadly triangular-ovate, 7-10 mm, veined, stiffly papery, puberulent, acute. Inflorescences terminal, laxly cymose, several flowered, puberulent; branched portion to 7 cm; bracts persistent, lanceolate or leaflike, to 1.5 cm, acuminate or shortly acuminate; pedicels 10-15 mm. Flowers pedicellate. Calyx glabrescent; hypanthium portion obconic, ca. 2 mm; limb deeply lobed; lobes 5 or 6, filiform, 3-6 mm. Corolla yellow, in bud glabrous, ca. 10 mm. Berries not seen.

● About 1300 m. Yunnan (Simao).


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