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9. Lasianthus chrysoneurus (Korthals) Miquel, Fl. Ned. Ind. 2: 322. 1857.

库兹粗叶木 ku zi cu ye mu

Mephitidia chrysoneura Korthals, Ned. Kruidk. Arch. 2(2): 222. 1851; Lasianthus hoaensis Pierre ex Pitard; L. kurzii J. D. Hooker; L. kurzii var. howii H. S. Lo.

Shrubs, to 3 m tall; branchlets appressed pubescent to densely velutinous. Petiole 5-10 mm, appressed pubescent to densely velutinous; leaf blade membranous, elliptic-oblong to elliptic-lanceolate, 12-20 × 3-5 cm, glabrous adaxially, appressed pubescent to puberulent abaxially, base cuneate to acute, apex acuminate; lateral veins 7-10 pairs; nervules parallel, ± inconspicuous; stipules deciduous, triangular or oblong-lanceolate, 3-8 mm, pubescent to densely velutinous, strigillose on margin. Inflorescences glomerulate to subcapitate, sessile; bracts persistent, outer bracts ovate, inner bracts lanceolate, all 1-5 mm, pubescent to densely strigillose, especially on margin. Flowers sessile or subsessile. Calyx densely strigillose; hypanthium portion campanulate, 1-1.5 mm; limb deeply lobed; lobes 4-6, triangular, 1.5-2 mm. Corolla 5-6 mm, puberulent outside on upper part, pubescent inside in throat. Fruit blue-black, subglobose, 4-6 mm in diam., pubescent to strigillose or puberulent; pyrenes 5 or 6.

Forests, shaded and wet places; 500-1200 m. S Yunnan [Cambodia, India, Indonesia (Java), Laos, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, Vietnam].

H. Zhu (Syst. & Geogr. Pl. 72: 80. 2002) noted that this species is very similar to Lasianthus obscurus.


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