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3. Streblus taxoides (Roth) Kurz, Forest Fl. Burma. 2: 465. 1877.

叶被木 ye bei mu

Trophis taxoides Roth, Nov. Pl. Sp. 368. 1821; Phyllochlamys taxoides (Roth) Koorders.

Shrubs 2-3 m tall; dioecious. Branchlets curved, one side with dark-yellow marginal hairs; spines 1-1.5 cm, strong. Stipules lanceolate, abaxially with a longitudinal rib. Petiole 2-3 mm; leaf blades elliptic to oblong-lanceolate, 2-8 × 1-3.5 cm, leathery, base acuminate to obtuse, margin entire and apical half crenate or apically with 3 pairs of teeth, apex acuminate to blunt; secondary veins 7-11 on each side of midvein. Bisexual inflorescences absent. Male inflorescences axillary, sessile, capitate to shortly racemose; involucral bracts several whorled, 2.5-3.5 mm, membranous, abaxially pubescent. Female inflorescences 1-flowered; bracts 2, scale-like. Male flowers: shortly pedicellate; calyx lobes 4, ovate to lanceolate, with marginal hairs; filaments exserted at anthesis; anthers globose; pistillode cubic. Female flowers: pedicellate; calyx lobes 4, lanceolate, conspicuously veined, enlarged and leafy in fruit; ovary at first straight then oblique; style apically branched. Drupes globose, 4-5 mm in diam., enclosed at first by enlarged foliaceous calyx lobes, basally fleshy, apically papillate. Fl. Apr-May.

Scrub on sunny mountain slopes; low elevations. Hainan [India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam].


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