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3. Glyptopetalum rhytidophyllum (Chun & F. C. How) C. Y. Cheng in C. Y. Cheng & P. H. Huang, Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 45(3): 89. 1999.

皱叶沟瓣 zhou ye gou ban

Euonymus rhytidophyllus Chun & F. C. How, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 7: 51. 1958.

Evergreen shrubs, 1.5-3 m tall; branches green, twigs 4-angled. Petiole sturdy, 5-12 mm; leaf blade green when dry, thinly leathery, narrowly oblong, oblong-lanceolate, or narrowly elliptic, 10-18 × 2.5-6.5 cm, base broadly cuneate, margin sparsely denticulate or serrate, apex long acuminate; lateral veins 8-18 pairs, appearing rugose due to depressed veins. Cymes 1 or 2 × dichotomously branched; peduncle 2-4 cm, branches 1.5-3 cm; pedicels 5-8 mm; bractlets subulate, ca. 1.2 cm, persistent. Flowers slightly green; petals broadly obovate. Stamens inserted on margin of disciform disk; filament short; anther diverging. Ovary without style; stigma disciform. Capsule globose, pallid or slightly brown, 1-1.4 cm in diam., squarrulose maculate. Seeds brown-red; aril yellow when dry. Fl. Aug-Jun, fr. Sep-Dec.

● Dense forests, forest margins, mountain regions; 600-900 m. Guangxi (Longlin), Yunnan.


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