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FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 13 | Lythraceae | Lagerstroemia

11. Lagerstroemia anhuiensis X. H. Guo & S. B. Zhou, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 24: 392. 2004.

安徽紫薇 an hui zi wei

Shrubs or small trees, ca. 2 m tall. Branchlets terete to slightly 4-angular, yellow-brown pubescent. Petiole ca. 2 mm; leaf blade abaxially green, adaxially dark green, elliptic or narrowly elliptic, 2-5.5 × 1.5-2.5 cm, membranous, abaxially densely villous, adaxially densely pubescent, lateral veins 4 or 5 pairs, base broadly cuneate or rounded, apex acute or shortly acuminate. Panicles ca. 15 cm, densely villous. Floral tube (4-)6-merous, 3-4 mm, 8-12-ribbed; sepals ca. 1 mm, broadly deltate, adaxally densely pubescent; annulus thick, brown; epicalyx absent. Petals white, suborbicular, 5-6 mm including claw ca. 3 mm, base cordate. Stamens 16-30, dimorphic. Ovary glabrous. Young capsules dark brown, globose, ca. 1 mm in diam. Seeds unknown. Fl. Jul-Sep, fr. Aug-Oct.

● S Anhui (Guichi).


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