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7. Mycetia gracilis Craib, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew. 1914: 125. 1914.

纤梗腺萼木 xian geng xian e mu

Shrubs, ca. 1.5 m tall; branches densely puberulent or strigillose becoming glabrescent. Leaves markedly anisophyllous; petiole 0.1-0.5 cm, densely puberulent to strigillose; blade drying thinly leathery, oblanceolate, elliptic, or narrowly lanceolate, larger 5-15 × 2-3.5 cm and smaller 1-4 × 0.5-1.5 cm, glabrous throughout or puberulent abaxially on principal veins, base acute to cuneate, apex acute to acuminate; secondary veins 8-14 pairs; stipules persistent, narrowly triangular to lanceolate, 4-8 mm, puberulent to glabrescent, acuminate. Inflorescences terminal and/or pseudoaxillary, laxly cymose, several flowered, puberulent to glabrescent; peduncle 1-2.5 cm; branched portion 2-9 × 2-8 cm; bracts linear, 1.5-3 mm; pedicels 9-15 mm. Flowers pedicellate. Calyx glabrous; hypanthium portion turbinate to obovoid, 2-2.5 mm; limb lobed to base; lobes linear to narrowly triangular, 2.5-3 mm. Corolla yellow, tubular, outside glabrous; tube 12-16 mm, pilose inside; lobes triangular to ovate, ca. 3 mm. Berries globose or slightly compressed, 4-6 mm in diam., glabrous. Fl. Aug-Sep, fr. Nov-Dec.

Streamsides in forests; 600-1300 m. S Yunnan [N Thailand, Vietnam].


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