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3. Mycetia brevipes F. C. How ex S. Y. Jin & Y. L. Chen, Cat. Type Spec. Herb. China (Suppl.). 188. 1999.

短柄腺萼木 duan bing xian e mu

Shrubs, ca. 1 m tall. Branchlets glabrous. Leaves generally isophyllous, subsessile; blade drying membranous and fuscous or dark brown, elliptic or obovate, 12-15 × 4.5-6.5 cm, both surfaces glabrous or puberulent on principal veins, base cuneate to obtuse, apex acuminate to caudate; secondary veins 8-11 pairs; stipules persistent, ovate, 4-5 mm, membranous. Inflorescences terminal, congested-cymose, 5-7-flowered; peduncle ca. 1.6 cm; bracts linear, ca. 3 mm; pedicels 1-3 mm. Flowers pedicellate. Calyx puberulent; hypanthium portion obconic, ca. 1.8 mm; limb lobed nearly to base; lobes linear-lanceolate, ca. 3 mm. Corolla yellow, tubular, outside glabrous; tube ca. 7 mm, sparsely villous inside; lobes broadly ovate-triangular, ca. 1.5 mm. Berries not seen. Fl. Sep.

● Bamboo forests; ca. 1500 m. NW Yunnan.


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