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3. Parthenocissus chinensis C. L. Li, Chin. J. Appl. Environ. Biol. 2: 45. 1996.

小叶地锦 xiao ye di jin

Roots well developed. Branchlets terete, glabrous; tendrils usually 5-branched, young apex curving and slender. Leaves 3-foliolate; petiole 1-4 cm; leaflets with short petiolules or subsessile, glabrous or midvein with sparse hairs, lateral veins 3-5 pairs, veinlets conspicuous abaxially but not raised, inconspicuous adaxially; central leaflet obovate-elliptic, 2.5-5 × 1.5-3 cm, base cuneate or broadly so, margin with 3-5 obtuse teeth on each side, apex acuminate; lateral leaflets ovate-elliptic, 1.5-4 × 1.2-2.5 cm, base asymmetric and nearly rounded, margin toward outside with 3-7 obtuse teeth, margin toward inside with 1-3 teeth, apex acute or acuminate. Inflorescence pseudoterminal on short branches, 1-2 cm; peduncle absent or 2-7 mm, glabrous. Pedicel 0.1-0.15 mm, glabrous. Buds ovoid-elliptic, 1.2-2 mm, glabrous, apex rounded. Calyx entire. Petals ovate-elliptic, ca. 0.9 mm. Disk inconspicuous. Ovary ovoid, cone-shaped and attenuate to apex of style; style inconspicuous; stigma not expanded. Berry ca. 6 mm in diam., 1-seeded. Seed obovoid, base obtuse, apex rounded. Fl. May, fr. Aug.

● Dry or semi-dry scrub and rocky hillsides in valleys; 1300-2300 m. SW and W Sichuan, NW Yunnan.


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