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5. Viburnum sect. Tomentosa (Maximowicz) Nakai, J. Coll. Sci. Imp. Univ. Tokyo. 42(2): 27. 1921.

蝶花组 die hua zu

Viburnum subser. Tomentosa Maximowicz, Bull. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg 26: 476. 1880.

Winter buds with a pair of adnate scales. Inflorescence a compound umbel-like cyme, pedicellate, with large sterile radiant flowers. Corolla rotate. Fruit turning red, maturing black or red; pyrenes with 1 broad ventral groove; albumen solid.

Two species: temperate Asia; two species (one endemic) in China.

Recent phylogenetic work shows that this small and homogeneous section is sister to Viburnum sect. Solenotinus, even if it is classically expected to be related to V. sect. Pseudotinus.

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