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7. Enkianthus perulatus C. K. Schneider, Ill. Handb. Laubholzk. 2: 520. 1911.

台湾吊钟花 tai wan diao zhong hua

Enkianthus perulatus var. taiwanianus (S. S. Ying) Y. C. Liu; E. taiwanianus S. S. Ying.

Shrubs deciduous, to 4 m tall. Twigs glabrous. Leaf petiole 1–2 cm, glabrous; leaf blade oblong, obovate-oblong, or oblong-lanceolate, 4–6 × ca. 1.5 cm, papery, glabrous except ciliate at margin, hairs 1–1.5 mm, midvein raised abaxially, impressed adaxially, base attenuate-cuneate or cuneate, margin and midvein ciliate, apex acuminate, mucronate. Inflorescence umbellate, several flowered. Pedicel 0.8–1.2 cm. Calyx lobes triangular, 2–3 mm. Corolla white, urceolate, 8–9 mm; lobes green, ovate-triangular, 1–1.2 mm. Stamens ca. 2/3 as long as corolla; filaments villous at base. Ovary glabrous. Capsule unknown.

Fagus forest margins; 1100–1600 m. N Taiwan (Taoyuan) [Japan].

This is a rare species.


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