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8. Daphniphyllum majus Müller Argoviensis, Linnaea. 34: 76. 1865.

大叶虎皮楠 da ye hu pi nan

Daphniphyllum candelabrum Croizat & F. P. Metcalf; D. latifolium K. Rosenthal; D. longipes Craib; D. yunnanense C. C. Huang ex T. L. Ming.

Shrubs or trees, 2-10 m tall; branchlets stout, grayish brown, densely lenticellate. Petiole 6.5-12 cm; leaf blade oblong-elliptic or obovate-oblong, (16-)20-37 × 7-14 cm, chartaceous, glaucous abaxially, green adaxially, base cuneate or broadly cuneate, apex acuminate or acute; midrib elevated abaxially, lateral veins 15-18 pairs and reticulate veins prominent on both surfaces. Male flowers: inflorescence 2-6 cm; pedicel ca. 2 mm; calyx 4-lobed, lobes ovate, ca. 2.5 mm; stamens 9-12; filaments very short; anthers recurved, 1.5-2 mm. Female flowers: inflorescence 3.5-5 cm; calyx 4-lobed, lobes ovate, 2-3 mm; ovary globose, ca. 2 mm. Infructescence ca. 4 cm; drupe obovoid-ellipsoidal, 10-15 × 6-7 mm, tuberculate; calyx persistent, lobes ovate-lanceolate, ca. 3 mm; style branches persistent. Fl. Mar-Apr, fr. Oct-Dec.

Forests; 1100-1500 m. S Yunnan (Jinghong, Maguan, Malipo, Menghai, Pingbian, Simao) [NE India, N Myanmar, N Thailand, N Vietnam].


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