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10. Manglietia hongheensis Y. M. Shui & W. H. Chen, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 23: 129. 2003.

红河木莲 hong he mu lian

Magnolia hongheensis (Y. M. Shui & W. H. Chen) V. S. Kumar.

Trees, 10-15 m tall. Old twigs robust, 1.1-1.5 cm in diam., sparsely lenticellate; young twigs densely rust-colored appressed hispid. Stipular scar 7-8 mm. Petiole ca. 3.3 cm, densely rust-colored appressed hispid; leaf blade oblong, ca. 21 × 11 cm, leathery, abaxially densely rust-colored appressed hispid (visible under hand lens), adaxially glabrous, midvein abaxially prominent and adaxially impressed, secondary veins 12-14 on each side of midvein, reticulate veins adaxially conspicuous, base rounded, margin slightly involute, apex obtuse to emarginate. Flowers not seen. Fruiting brachyblasts 2.3-2.4 × ca. 0.7 cm, smooth, sparsely lenticellate. Fruit ovoid-ellipsoid to cylindric, 10-11 × ca. 4.4 cm; mature carpels ca. 100, ellipsoid, 1.9-2 cm, glabrous, tuberculate, dehiscing along dorsal and ventral sutures, apex shortly beaked. Seeds 2-5 per carpel, irregularly polygonal, smooth; testa red. Fr. Oct.

● Evergreen broad-leaved forests; 1900-2600 m. SE Yunnan (Lüchun, Yuanyang).


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