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13. Glochidion heyneanum (Wight & Arnott) Wight, Icon. Pl. Ind. Orient. 5(2): t. 1908. 1852.

绒毛算盘子 rong mao suan pan zi

Gynoon heyneanum Wight & Arnott, Edinburgh New Philos. J. 14: 300. 1833; Diasperus asperus (Müller Argovien sis) Kuntze; D. heyneanus (Wight & Arnott) Kuntze; D. nepalensis (Müller Argoviensis) Kuntze; D. velutinus (Wight) Kuntze; Eriococcus glaucescens Zollinger; Glochidion asperum (Müller Argoviensis) Beddome; G. nepalense (Müller Argoviensis) Kurz; G. velutinum Wight; Phyllanthus asperus Müller Argoviensis; P. heyneanus (Wight & Arnott) Müller Argoviensis; P. nepalensis Müller Argoviensis; P. velutinus (Wight) Müller Argoviensis.

Trees 6-10 m tall, monoecious, tomentose or pubescent except for glabrous adaxial leaf surface, stamens, and styles; branchlets angular. Stipules triangular, ca. 3 mm; petiole 3-4 mm; leaf blade orbicular, ovate, elliptic, oblong, or ovate-lanceolate, rarely obovate, 3.5-12 × 3-6 cm, papery or thinly leathery, base acute, apex obtuse or acute to acuminate, with a mucro; lateral veins 4-6 pairs. Flowers in bisexual axillary clusters. Male flowers: pedicels 2-6 mm; sepals 6, ovate or narrowly ovate, biseriate, outer 3 pubescent on both surfaces, inner 3 pubescent outside only; stamens 3, connate into a cone. Female flowers: pedicels ca. 1 mm; sepals as in male; ovary globose, 4-7-locular; style column obconical, shallowly 4-fid at apex. Fruiting pedicels ca. 1 cm; capsules depressed globose, ca. 4 × 8 mm, 4-7-locular, usually with persistent styles. Seeds triangular, red. Fl. Jun-Sep, fr. Sep-Nov.

Open forests; 1000-2500 m. Yunnan [Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam].


 

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