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27. Pittosporum angustilimbum C. Y. Wu in W. C. Yin, Fl. Yunnan. 3: 328. 1983.

窄叶海桐 zhai ye hai tong

Shrubs to 1 m tall. Petiole 2–3 mm; leaf blade linear or linear-lanceolate, 2.5–6 × 0.3–0.8 cm, thinly leathery, lateral veins indistinct adaxially, base narrowly cuneate, margin entire, slightly revolute, apex acuminate. Inflorescence terminal, umbellate, 1–3-flowered; pedicels 6–11 mm, glabrous. Calyx shallowly cupular; sepals triangular, unequal, 1–2 mm. Petals free, pale yellow, 5–7 mm. Ovary glabrate. Capsule not seen. Fl. May.

Thickets on slopes; ca. 1800 m. NW Yunnan (Weixi Xian).

This species is close to Pittosporum heterophyllum and P. saxicola, but differs in having free petals and a glabrate ovary.


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