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13b. Mallotus repandus var. scabrifolius (A. Jussieu) Müller Argoviensis in A. Candolle, Prodr. 15(2): 982. 1866.

卵叶石岩枫 luan ye shi yan feng

Rottlera scabrifolia A. Jussieu, Euphorb. Gen. 111. 1824; Mallotus contubernalis Hance; M. repandus var. megaphyllus Croizat, p.p.; R. cordifolia Bentham.

Climbing shrubs. Branchlets densely dull yellow stellate-tomentulose when young, becoming glabrous. Leaf blade ovate, orbicular-ovate, or lanceolate-ovate, 7-15 × 4-11 cm, subpapery, adaxially glabrous, abaxially glabrescent, vein axils puberulent, sometimes along veins puberulent, scattered yellowish glandular-scaly, base cordate or subtruncate, apex acuminate. Inflorescences unbranched, 2-10 cm, dull yellow tomentulose. Male flowers: calyx lobes 4 or 5, ca. 3 mm; stamens 40-55. Female flowers: ovary 3-locular, yellow-brownish tomentose; styles 3, ca. 5 mm, connate for ca. 1.5 mm, plumose. Capsule 3-locular, yellowish tomentulose; pedicel 5-7 mm. Fl. Apr-May, fr. Jun-Jul.

● Hill or mountain valleys, thickets, forests; below 100-600 m. S Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hunan, S Jiangxi, S Yunnan, Zhejiang.


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