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38. Wikstroemia paxiana H. Winkler, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 12: 442. 1922.

懋功荛花 mao gong rao hua

Daphne paxiana (H. Winkler) Halda.

Shrubs 0.3-0.5 m tall, branching dichotomous. Branches slender, strigose, glabrescent. Leaves mostly alternate, sometimes also a few opposite; petiole ca. 1 mm; leaf blade lanceolate, 2.5-3.5 × 0.4-0.6 cm, leathery to thickly papery, sparsely appressed puberulous when young, base narrowly cuneate, margin narrowly revolute, apex obtuse, mucronulate. Inflorescences axillary, 1- or 2-flowered. Calyx yellow; tube narrow, ca. 11 × 1-1.5 mm, 10-ribbed, exterior appressed puberulous; lobes 5, oblong, 3-4 mm, margin erose. Stamens 10, upper whorl in throat; anthers oblong, ca. 1 mm; upper ones slightly exserted from calyx tube. Disk scale 1, obovate, ca. 1 mm, entire. Ovary clavate, ca. 4 mm, apex strigose-puberulous; style obvious; stigma globose. Drupe reddish, ovoid, ca. 6 mm, apex pubescent.

● Sichuan.


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