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7. Streblus ilicifolius (S. Vidal) Corner, Gard. Bull. Singapore. 19: 227. 1962.

刺桑 ci sang

Taxotrophis ilicifolia S. Vidal, Revis. Pl. Vasc. Filip. 249. 1886; Pseudotrophis laxiflora Warburg; Taxotrophis aquifolioides W. C. Ko; T. obtusa Elmer; T. triapiculata Gamble.

Trees or shrubs; dioecious. Bark grayish white, smooth. Branchlets angular; spines straight, 1-1.5(-4.5) cm. Stipules tapered, ca. 5 mm. Petiole ca. 4 mm; leaf blade rhombic to oblong-obovate, 1-4.5(-9) × 0.6-2.5(-5) cm, thickly leathery, abaxially with cystoliths, adaxially glabrous and shiny, base cuneate to decurrent, margin loosely revolute with 5 or fewer spiny teeth, apex acute, blunt, or retuse, with two spiny teeth; midvein conspicuous on both surfaces and abaxially prominent, secondary veins pinnate, abaxially inconspicuous, and adaxially slightly depressed. Bisexual inflorescences absent. Male inflorescences axillary, spicate, 0.5-1.2(-5) cm; bracts conspicuous, imbricate, margin dark. Female inflorescences shortly spicate, 2-6-flowered. Male flowers: shortly pedicellate; calyx lobes 4, ± orbicular, margin inflexed and ciliate; pistillode 3-5-branched. Female flowers: calyx lobes 4, outer 2 smaller; ovary oblique. Drupes on brachyblasts, oblate, ca. 1 cm in diam., with persistent bracts, half enclosed by persistent calyx lobes. Fl. Apr, fr. May-Jun.

Limestone areas; 100-500 m. Guangxi, Hainan, S Yunnan [Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam].


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