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3. Pentapanax hypoglaucus (C. J. Qi & T. R. Cao) C. B. Shang & X. P. Li, Proc. Int. Symp. Bot. Gard. 626. 1990.

粉背羽叶参 fen bei yu ye shen

Hunaniopanax hypoglaucus C. J. Qi & T. R. Cao, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 26: 49. 1988; Aralia hypoglauca (C. J. Qi & T. R. Cao) J. Wen & Y. F. Deng.

Shrubs, epiphytic, 0.5-1 m tall, apparently andromonoecious. Leaves simple; petiole 1-5 cm; blade elliptic to ovate, 7-11 × 5-7 cm, thickly papery, glabrous, abaxially glaucous, secondary veins 7 or 8 pairs, base truncate, rarely broadly cuneate, margin entire, apex acute. Inflorescence a terminal panicle, umbels few, often 2 at base, 1 terminal, often with some flowers verticillate on main axis, pubescent; peduncle 1.2-1.5 cm; pedicels 7-13 mm, pubescent. Calyx 0.65-0.8 mm, 5-denticulate. Ovary 5-carpellate; styles almost entirely united into a column. Fruit ovoid-globose, 3.5-4 mm high, slightly less in diam.; styles persistent, slightly divided at apex. Fl. Sep, fr. Sep-Oct.

● Dense, humid forests; 700-1400 m. Guangxi, SW Hunan (Chengbu).


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