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19. Elaeocarpus austroyunnanensis Hu, Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol., Bot. 10: 135. 1940.

滇南杜英 dian nan du ying

Elaeocarpus floribundoides Hung T. Chang.

Trees to 30 m tall. Branchlets and young leaves puberulent at first, glabrescent. Petiole 2-5(-6) cm, pubescent at first, glabrescent, swollen at upper end; leaf blade abaxially greenish, adaxially gray-green, elliptic, 13-21 × 7-9 cm, papery, glabrous, abaxially not glandular, adaxially usually creased, lateral veins 8-10 per side, prominently raised abaxially, inconspicuous adaxially, veinlets sparse, inconspicuous on both surfaces, base broadly cuneate, unequal, margin densely serrulate, apex acute, rarely obtuse or emarginate. Racemes in axils on current and second-year branches, 10-21 cm; peduncles gray-brown puberulent. Pedicel 8-10 mm; bract caducous. Flowers bisexual. Sepals 5, lanceolate, 5-6 mm, both surfaces puberulent. Petals 5, obovate, ca. 6 mm, laciniate in upper 1/2; segments 25-30, abaxially glabrous, margin ciliate. Stamens 34-40, ca. 4 mm; anthers without appendages at apices. Disk 5-divided, each part 2-lobed, pubescent. Ovary 3-loculed, pubescent; ovules 2 per locule; style 3-4 mm, puberulent. Drupe ellipsoid, 3-3.5 × 1.5-1.8 cm, both ends acute; exocarp inconspicuous; endocarp bony, smooth. Fl. Apr-May, fr. May-Jul.

● Evergreen forests in ravines; 400-1400 m. S and SE Yunnan.


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