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56. Ficus sinociliata Z. K. Zhou & M. G. Gilbert, Fl. China. 5: 57. 2003.
[nom. nov.]

缘毛榕 yuan mao rong

Replaced synonym: Ficus ciliata S. S. Chang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 22: 68. 1984, not Warburg, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 25: 615. 1898.

Shrubs, to 3 m tall. Branchlets slender, densely spreading white pilose, glabrescent. Stipules lanceolate, ca. 4 mm, densely covered with short white pubescence. Petiole 5-7 mm, densely covered with white coarse hairs; leaf blade ovate-lanceolate, 6-18 × 1.8-4 cm, papery, abaxially greenish white and densely covered with small white cystoliths, adaxially green and with loosely adnate bristles, base broadly cuneate, margin ciliate, apex acuminate; major veins sparsely covered with short white pubescence; basal lateral veins short, secondary veins 7-12 on each side of midvein. Figs axillary on normal leafy shoots, solitary, globose, 6-8 mm in diam., carpodermis without stone cells, inside without bristles, apical pore navel-like; peduncle ca. 4 mm, sparsely covered with short pubescence; involucral bracts ovate-triangular, ca. 1.5 mm. Female flowers: shortly pedicellate; calyx lobes 4, obovate; ovary ovoid-ellipsoid, ca. 1 mm; style lateral; stigma silklike.

* Guangdong (Xingning).


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