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46. Wikstroemia anhuiensis D. C. Zhang & X. P. Zhang in Y. J. Jin, Fl. Anhui. 3: 646. Fe. 1990.

安徽荛花 an hui rao hua

Daphne anhuiensis (D. C. Zhang & X. P. Zhang) Halda.

Shrubs to 0.6 m tall. Branches deep purple, slender, sparsely pubescent, soon glabrous; leaf buds ovoid, ca. 2 mm in diam., densely grayish white pubescent. Leaves opposite; petiole ca. 1 mm, glabrous; leaf blade green adaxially, light green abaxially, elliptic to narrowly elliptic, 0.6-1.6 × 0.3-0.8 cm, membranous, both surfaces glabrous, base cuneate or broadly cuneate, apex acute or rounded-obtuse; lateral veins 4 or 5 pairs. Inflorescences terminal, racemose, sometimes paniculate, 2-14-flowered; peduncle 0.7-1.1 cm, glabrous. Pedicel 1-1.2 mm, glabrous. Calyx white; tube tubular, with slightly swollen base, 8-10 mm, exterior glabrous; lobes 5, broadly ovate, ca. 2 mm, margin entire, apex rounded, obtuse, or slightly acute. Stamens 10, lower whorl inserted above middle of calyx tube, upper whorl at throat; filaments very short; anthers narrowly oblong, ca. 1 mm. Disk scale 1, linear, ca. 1.5 mm. Ovary pyriform, 2-3 mm, pubescent, stipitate, stipe ca. 1 mm; style very short; stigma subglobose, ca. 0.3 mm in diam. Drupe brownish yellow, ovoid, ca. 8 mm.

● Open hills, rocks; 500-900 m. S Anhui (Shexian).

The same name was published two months later by the same authors with the same type (Acta Phytotax. Sin. 28: 159. Apr 1990).


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