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2. Stewartia densivillosa (Hu ex Hung T. Chang & C. X. Ye) J. Li & T. L. Ming, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 34: 57. 1996.

狭萼紫茎 xia e zi jing

Hartia densivillosa Hu ex Hung T. Chang & C. X. Ye, Acta Sci. Nat. Univ. Sunyatseni 21(4): 75. 1982.

Shrubs to 3 m tall, evergreen. Current year branchlets densely yellowish villous. Petiole 1-2 cm, spreading villous, wings ca. 3 mm wide; leaf blade oblong-ovate to ovate-elliptic, 6-13 × 3.5-6.5 cm, thickly leathery, abaxially appressed pubescent and spreading villous along veins, adaxially appressed pubescent and densely hirtellous along midvein, secondary veins 9-13 on each side of midvein, secondary and reticulate veins abaxially raised and adaxially impressed, base rounded to subcordate, margin entire or apically with several serrations, apex obtuse. Flowers solitary or to 3 in a short raceme. Pedicel 5-7 mm, densely yellowish villous; bracteoles persistent, lanceolate, 7-8 × 2.5-3.5 mm, outside villous, inside glabrous. Sepals lanceolate, ca. 10 × 4 mm, outside villous, inside glabrous, apex apiculate. Petals white, oblong, outside yellowish puberulent. Stamens short than petals. Ovary glabrous. Capsule not seen. Fl. Apr.

● Evergreen broad-leaved forests; ca. 800 m. Yunnan (Funing).


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