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4. Pavetta scabrifolia Bremekamp, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 37: 100. 1934.

糙叶大沙叶 cao ye da sha ye

Shrubs, height not noted; branches subcompressed to angled, puberulent to pilosulous, green or almost green. Petiole 1-1.5 cm, pubescent; leaf blade drying membranous, lanceolate, 13-16 × 3.2-4.4 cm, adaxially subglabrous except scabrous along midrib, abaxially scabrous, base cuneate, apex caudate; secondary veins 5 or 6 pairs; stipules broadly triangular, cuspidate. Inflorescence terminal on branches with 1 long internode and several short internodes, laxly corymbose, pubescent. Calyx subglabrous; limb ca. 1 mm, lobed for ca. 1/2. Corolla white; tube ca. 17 mm, glabrous inside; lobes narrowly oblong-triangular, ca. 5.5 mm. Style ca. 38 mm. Drupes subglobose, ca. 5 mm in diam., glabrescent, calyx limb persistent. Fl. May-Jun.

● Sparse forests, ditch sides; 900-1300 m. Yunnan.


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