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FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 12 | Theaceae | Stewartia

1. Stewartia sinii (Y. C. Wu) Sealy, Bot. Mag. 176: t. 510. 1967.

黄毛紫茎 huang mao zi jing

Hartia sinii Y. C. Wu, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 71: 194. 1940.

Trees to 10 m tall, evergreen. Current year branchlets densely yellowish villous. Petiole 1.5-2 cm, yellowish villous, wings ca. 2 mm wide; leaf blade oblong, 10-14 × 3-4.5 cm, abaxially densely yellow to reddish brown villous, adaxially glabrous and shiny, secondary veins 12-18 on each side of midvein, abaxially impressed, and adaxially raised, base broadly cuneate to rounded, margin serrulate, apex long acuminate. Flowers axillary, solitary or to 3 in a raceme. Pedicel ca. 1 cm, yellowish villous; bracteoles long obovate, 8-9 × ca. 4.5 mm, both surfaces villous. Sepals obovate to broadly elliptic, 1.2-1.5 × ca. 1 cm, outside yellowish tomentose, basally connate, margin sparsely serrate and ciliolate, apex shortly acuminate to obtuse. Petals white, suborbicular, 1.3-1.5 × ca. l cm. Stamens numerous. Ovary ovoid to conic. Capsule conic, equal in length to persistent sepals. Fl. May, fr. Sep.

● Forests; 300-1100 m. E and S Guangxi.


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