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39. Wikstroemia dolichantha Diels, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 5: 286. 1912.

一把香 yi ba xiang

Wikstroemia dolichantha

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Daphne dolichantha (Diels) Halda; D. dolichantha var. effusa (Rehder) Halda; Diplomorpha dolichantha (Diels) Hamaya; D. dolichantha var. effusa (Rehder) Hamaya; D. dolichantha var. pubescens (Domke) Hamaya; Stellera circinata Lecomte; S. circinata var. divaricata Lecomte; Wikstroemia circinata (Lecomte) Domke; W. circinata var. divaricata (Lecomte) Domke; W. dolichantha var. effusa (Rehder) C. Y. Chang; W. dolichantha var. pubescens Domke; W. effusa Rehder.

Shrubs 0.5-1 m tall, much branched. Branches erect, turning purple-red, terete, slender, grayish sericeous when young. Leaves alternate; petiole 1-1.5 mm, shortly pubescent; leaf blade dark vivid green adaxially, slightly paler abaxially, oblong to lanceolate, 1.5-3 × 0.4-1 cm, papery, sparsely puberulous, base broadly cuneate, apex shortly acuminate; lateral veins very oblique, 3-5 pairs, conspicuous on both surfaces. Inflorescences terminal and subterminal, spicate, densely many flowered, pedunculate, sericeous-puberulous. Pedicel absent. Calyx yellow; tube narrowly cylindric, 9-11 mm, exterior sericeous, rarely glabrous; lobes 5, oblong, asymmetric, 1-2 mm, sericeous-puberulous, apex obtuse. Stamens 10, lower whorl inserted above middle of calyx tube; filaments ca. 0.2 mm; anthers ca. 1 mm; upper ones slightly exserted from calyx tube. Disk scale 1, linear-lanceolate, margin incised. Ovary cylindric, 3-4 mm, upper part pubescent; style short; stigma globose. Drupe fusiform, enclosed by persistent calyx. Fl. between summer and autumn, fr. end of autumn.

● Roadsides, shrubby slopes; 1300-2300 m. Sichuan, Yunnan.


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