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4. Cinnamomum rufotomentosum K. M. Lan, Fl. Guizhou. 2: 674. 1986.

绒毛樟 rong mao zhang

Trees. Branchlets densely reddish brown tomentose when young but glabrate when mature. Buds densely reddish brown tomentose. Leaves alternate; petiole 2-2.9 cm, reddish brown tomentose when young but glabrate when mature; leaf blade elliptic or obovate-elliptic, 15-16.5 × 4-5 cm, leathery, densely reddish brown tomentose especially on veins abaxially, reddish brown tomentose along midrib when young but glabrate when mature adaxially, pinninerved, lateral veins 4-6 pairs, axils of lateral veins bullate adaxially, base cuneate to broadly cuneate, margin entire, apex acute to acuminate. Panicle terminal or axillary, 5.5-8.5 × 1.5-3.5 cm; peduncle 2.5-4.5 cm, peduncle and rachis reddish brown tomentose. Pedicels 2-2.5 mm, hairy. Flowers small, ca. 4 mm. Perianth densely hairy outside and inside; perianth tube obconical, ca. 1 mm. Fertile stamens 9; filaments villous at base, those of 3rd whorl each with 2 stalked broadly ovate glands, others glandless; anthers all 4-celled; cells introrse (of 1st and 2nd whorls) or lateral-extrorse (of 3rd whorl). Staminodes sagittate, ca. 1 mm, densely yellowish brown sericeous-villous. Ovary narrowly ovoid, ca. 1 mm, glabrous; style ca. 1 mm; stigma discoid. Fl. unknown, fr. May-Jun.

● Forest margins on roadsides. SW Guizhou (Xinyi).


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