36. Ilex suichangensis C. Z. Zheng, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 8(4): 81. 1988.
遂昌冬青 sui chang dong qing
Trees evergreen, ca. 10 m tall. Current year’s branchlets castaneous, stout, longitudinally ridged, glabrous; second year’s branchlets gray-brown, terete, with elliptic, raised lenticels; terminal buds ovoid, glabrous. Petiole 3-3.5 cm, thick, elevated adaxially, glabrous; leaf blade castaneous-black when dry, narrowly elliptic, 14-22 × 5-8 cm, leathery, both surfaces glabrous, midvein raised on both surfaces, lateral veins 13-16 pairs, anastomosing near margin, reticulate veins evident on both surfaces, base cuneate, margin entire, apex long acuminate. Flowers not known. Infructescences: cymes of order 3, 5-7-fruited, umbelliform, solitary, axillary; peduncles 1.2-2 cm, angular, glabrous; fruiting pedicels 8-10 mm, glabrous. Fruit ellipsoidal, ca. 1 cm in diam.; persistent calyx ca. 5 mm in diam., 5- or 6-lobed, lobes suborbicular, margin entire or minutely erose, ciliate; persistent stigma thickly discoid; pyrenes 5 or 6, narrowly ellipsoidal, 9-10 mm, abaxially 1-sulcate, endocarp subwoody. Fl. unknown, fr. Aug.
● Forest margins; ca. 1200 m. Zhejiang (Suichang).