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3. Myrioneuron nutans Wallich ex Kurz, Forest Fl. Burma. 2: 55. 1877.

垂花密脉木 chui hua mi mai mu

Small shrubs, ca. 1 m tall. Petiole 0.5-2 cm; leaf blade drying leathery and green, broadly elliptic or obovate, 10-25(-35) × 6-14(-18) cm, adaxially glabrous, abaxially puberulent at least on veins, base acute to attenuate, apex abruptly acuminate; secondary veins 11-20 pairs; stipules triangular-lanceolate, 10-20 mm. Inflorescences terminal or pseudoaxillary, globose, 2.5-6 cm in diam., congested-cymose or rarely laxly cymose; peduncle short; bracts ovate or lanceolate, 8-15 mm, acuminate. Calyx glabrous to scabridulous; limb lobed to base; lobes linear-lanceolate, 10-12 mm. Corolla white or yellow, tubular, outside puberulent; tube 5-6 mm; lobes ovate, ca. 1.8 mm. Berries fleshy to dry, 4-7 mm in diam., glabrescent. Fl. Mar.

Forests; ca. 700 m [to only ca. 300 m in Bhutan]. Xizang (Mêdog), Yunnan (Mengzi) [Bangladesh, Bhutan, N India].


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