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22a. Mallotus tenuifolius var. tenuifolius

野桐(原变种) ye tong (yuan bian zhong)

Mallotus apelta (Loureiro) Müller Argoviensis var. tenuifolius (Pax) Pax.

Branchlets and inflorescences densely stellate-pilosulose. Leaf blade triangular-ovate or broadly ovate, membranous, greenish when dry, abaxially sparingly stellate-pilosulose or subglabrescent, sparsely yellowish glandular-scaly. Male inflorescences 8-12 cm. Male flowers 2-5-fascicled; calyx lobes 3, ca. 3 mm. Female inflorescences or infructescences 8-15 cm. Female flowers: styles 3, ca. 4 mm, almost free. Capsule tomentose, spines 5-7 mm. Seeds subglobose, ca. 5 mm in diam., blackish, verruculose. Fl. Jun-Jul, fr. Jul-Aug.

● Mountain valleys or slopes, forests, thickets; 700-1700 m. Anhui, Fujian, S Gansu, E Guizhou, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, E Sichuan.


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