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14. Tarenna sinica W. C. Chen, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 22: 146. 1984.

长梗乌口树 chang geng wu kou shu

Shrubs, ca. 1.5 m tall; branches hispid. Petiole 0.5-1.5 cm, hispid; leaf blade drying papery and blackish brown, narrowly elliptic or elliptic-lanceolate, 6-12 × 2-4 cm, both surfaces sparsely strigose except densely hispid-hirsute along principal lateral veins, base cuneate, apex acuminate; secondary veins 6-8 pairs; stipules persistent becoming hardened and straw-yellow, subtriangular, ca. 2 mm, hispidulous, acute. Inflorescences corymbiform, ca. 5 cm, few flowered, hispidulous, pedunculate; peduncle 0.5-0.7 cm; bracts lanceolate, ca. 2 mm; pedicels 18-30 mm. Flowers pedicellate. Calyx hispidulous; hypanthium portion ellipsoid, ca. 1.5 mm; limb lobed for ca. 1/2; lobes triangular, ca. 0.7 mm, acute. Corolla white, ca. 12 mm, hispidulous outside; tube densely villosulous inside and at throat; lobes linear-lanceolate, longer than corolla tube. Ovules 1 per cell. Berry unknown. Fl. Jun.

● Forests on mountain slopes. Guangxi (Jingxi).


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