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2. Oyama globosa (J. D. Hooker & Thomson) N. H. Xia & C. Y. Wu, Fl. China. 7: 67. 2008.

毛叶天女花 mao ye tian nü hua

Basionym: Magnolia globosa J. D. Hooker & Thomson, Fl. Ind. 1: 77. 1855; M. tsarongensis W. W. Smith; Yulania japonica Spach var. globosa (J. D. Hooker & Thomson) P. Parmentier.

Trees, to 10 m tall. Bark black, smooth. Young twigs, young leaf blade adaxial midvein and secondary veins, leaf blade abaxial surfaces, petioles, and peduncles reddish brown and curved villous. Twigs reddish brown to dark purplish red. Stipular scar nearly reaching petiole apex. Petiole 3-3.5 cm; leaf blade elliptic-ovate, broadly ovate, or elliptic, 10-24 × 5-14 cm, membranous, adaxially deep green, secondary veins 8-12 on each side of midvein, base rounded to subcordate, apex acute to obtuse. Peduncle 5-6.5(-7.5) cm, curved to erect, with a bract scar at ca. 6 mm basal to tepals. Flowers appearing at same time as leaves, cupular, 6-7.6 cm in diam., fragrant. Tepals 9(or 10), creamy yellowish white, obovate to elliptic, 4-7.5 × 2-3 cm, subequal, apex rounded. Stamens dark red, 1.2-1.7 cm; thecae connate to each other, apex slightly emarginate. Gynoecium green, ca. 3.5 cm. Fruiting peduncle thick and strong, densely villous. Fruit red when mature and later becoming reddish brown, terete, 6-8 cm, apex rounded; mature carpels with curved beaks. Seeds black, cordate, 7-8 × 7-9 mm. Fl. May-Jul, fr. Aug-Sep.

Forests; 1900-3300 m. W Sichuan, S and SE Xizang, Yunnan [Bhutan, India (E Sikkim), N Myanmar].


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