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FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 11 | Euphorbiaceae | Aporosa

3. Aporosa planchoniana Baillon ex Müller Argoviensis in A. Candolle, Prodr. 15(2): 475. 1866.

全缘叶银柴 quan yuan ye yin chai

Aporosa lanceolata Hance var. murtonii F. N. Williams.

Shrubs to 4 m tall; stem gray; branches slender, pubescent when young, glabrous at maturity. Stipules broadly ovate, caducous; petiole 7-10 mm, apex bilateral with 2 glands; leaf blade oblong-ovate, 6-9 × 2-3 cm, papery to leathery, glabrous on both surfaces, yellowish mottled, dull yellowish green when dry, maculate, base rounded to obtuse, margin entire, apex acuminate; lateral veins 6 or 7 pairs, curved ascending, anastomosing before margins. Male flowers ca. 0.7 mm in diam., 2-5-clustered into axillary spikes, 1-2 × ca. 0.2 cm; bracts obliquely elliptic, ca. 1 mm, concave inside, puberulent at base outside; sepals 4, slightly unequal, ovate, 0.5-0.8 mm, margins ciliate; stamens 2; anthers rotund, ca. 0.4 mm wide, introrse. Female flowers often in few-flowered clusters combined into spikes; peduncles axillary, 2-6 mm; sepals 4, triangular, ca. 1 mm, puberulent at base inside; ovary obovoid, ca. 6 mm, bilocular, glabrous; styles 2, bipartite. Capsules ovoid or ellipsoid, 9-10 × ca. 5 mm, usually 1-seeded. Fl. May-Sep, fr. Aug-Nov.

Montane sparse forests; 100-800 m. Guangxi, Hainan, Yunnan [Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam].


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