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FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 14 | Ericaceae | Leucothoe

1. Leucothoë griffithiana C. B. Clarke in J. D. Hooker, Fl. Brit. India. 3: 460. 1882.

尖基木藜芦 jian ji mu li lu

Pieris cavaleriei H. Léveillé & Vaniot.

Shrubs 2–3 m tall. Twigs often flexuous, glabrous. Petiole 6–12 mm, glabrous; leaf blade elliptic or elliptic-lanceolate, 9–16 × 2.6–6 cm, leathery, abaxially glabrous or scattered shortly setaceous, adaxially glabrous, base broadly cuneate, margin subentire, inconspicuously denticulate apically, apex acuminate or caudate-acuminate. Inflorescence 4–6 cm; bracts broadly ovate, ca. 2 mm, apex acuminate. Pedicel 3–6 mm. Calyx lobes triangular-ovate, ca. 1.5 mm. Corolla white, suburceolate to tubular, 6–7 mm; lobes triangular-ovate, ca. 1 mm. Filaments ca. 2 mm. Capsule 4–6 mm in diam. Seeds elliptic to suborbicular, ca. 1 mm. Fl. Apr–May, fr. Jun–Oct.

Scattered in forests; 1000–2500(–3400) m. Guizhou, SE Xizang, NW Yunnan [Bhutan, Myanmar].


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