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10b. Antidesma montanum var. microphyllum (Hemsley) Petra Hoffmann, Kew Bull. 54: 357. 1999.

小叶五月茶 xiao ye wu yue cha

Antidesma microphyllum Hemsley, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 26: 432. 1894; A. pseudomicrophyllum Croizat; A. seguinii H. Léveillé; Myrica darrisii H. Léveillé.

Petiole 2-3(-5) mm; leaf blade lanceolate to linear, (1.5-)3-6(-10) × 0.4-1.5(-2) cm, papery or leathery, glabrous except for pubescent midvein on one or both surfaces and sometimes along margin, shiny and drying grayish green on both sides, base acute or obtuse, apex obtuse or acuminate, margins revolute when dry; domatia absent; major veins flat adaxially, lateral veins 6-12 pairs, nearly straight and parallel, tertiary venation reticulate. Inflorescences and infructescences 1-4 cm, males unbranched to 6-branched, females unbranched to 2-branched. Fl. Apr-Jun, fr. Jun-Nov.

Along rivers; 100-1200 m. Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hunan, Sichuan, Yunnan [Laos, Thailand, Vietnam].

Records of Antidesma venosum E. Meyer ex Tulasne from China (e.g., in FRPS 44(1): 63. 1994) are based on misidentifications of A. montanum var. microphyllum.


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