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FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 12 | Rhamnaceae | Sageretia

19. Sageretia pedicellata C. Z. Gao, Guihaia. 3: 313. 1983.

南丹雀梅藤 nan dan que mei teng

Shrubs scandent, spinose. Branchlets gray, longitudinally striate; branches subopposite, densely brownish puberulent. Leaves alternate or subopposite; petiole 2-3 mm, brownish puberulent; leaf blade adaxially shiny, brown when dry, obovate or oblong, rarely subrounded, 0.8-2 × 0.7-1.2 cm, thickly leathery, midvein puberulent adaxially, lateral veins usually 4 pairs, slightly impressed abaxially, raised adaxially, base broadly cuneate or rounded, rarely slightly cordate, margin reflexed, minutely serrulate, apex acute, obtuse, or rounded. Flowers yellow-white, small, solitary or 2(or 3)-fascicled in terminal or axillary racemes; rachis 2-5.5 cm, gray puberulent; bracteoles ovate. Pedicels 1-1.5 mm. Sepals triangular or ovate-triangular, ca. 1 mm, apex acute. Petals spatulate, shorter than sepals, apex emarginate. Stamens slightly longer than petals. Ovary globose, 3-loculed, with 1 ovule per locule; style short, stout; stigma capitate, inconspicuously 3-fid. Fl. Sep, fr. unknown.

● NW Guangxi (Nandan).


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