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25. Sterculia yuanjiangensis H. H. Hsue & S. J. Xu, J. S. China Agric. Univ. 8(3): 3. 1987.

元江苹婆 yuan jiang ping po

Trees, to 9 m tall. Branchlets drying purple-red, nearly glabrous. Stipules caducous; petiole 3.5-5 cm, glabrous or sparsely stellate pilose; leaf blade obovate or narrowly obovate, 13-26 × 7-10 cm, thinly leathery, glabrous, lateral veins 5-9 on each side of midrib, ascending and curved, abaxially prominently raised, adaxially apparent, base tapering or cuneate, apex rounded or minutely acute. Flowers unknown. Follicle drying brown, ellipsoid, ca. 6 × 3 cm, 4-seeded, abaxially densely brown stellate pilose, base narrowed, apex beaked. Seeds black, subglobose, 1.5-2 cm.

● Yunnan (Yuanjiang).


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