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68. Litsea sinoglobosa J. Li & H. W. Li, Acta Bot. Yunnan. 28: 107. 2006.

圆果木姜子 yuan guo mu jiang zi

Litsea globosa Yen C. Yang & P. H. Huang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 16(4): 58. 1978, not Kostermans (1970).

Evergreen shrubs or small trees, up to 16 m tall. Young branchlets covered with appressed pubescence. Leaves alternate; petiole 6-20 mm, pubescent when young; leaf blade elliptic or obovate-elliptic, 5-14.5 × 2-5 cm, along veins pubescent abaxially, glabrous adaxially, pinninerved, lateral veins 8-12 pairs, conspicuously reticulate-veined, base cuneate, apex acuminate. Umbels solitary or in cluster of 2 on short branchlets, male umbel 4-flowered. Male flowers: pedicel short, pubescent; perianth segments 6, elliptic; fertile stamens 9; filaments pubescent, of 3rd whorls each with 2 shortly stipitate reniform large glands at base; rudimentary pistil lacking. Fruit globose or subglobose, ca. 6 mm in diam., seated on discoid perianth tube; fruiting pedicel ca. 3 mm, pubescent. Fl. Feb-Mar, fr. May-Jun.

● Sparse forests; 100-600 m. N Guangdong, S Hunan.


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