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Schoepfia fragrans Wall.


Description from Flora of China

Olax evrardii Gagnepain; Schoepfia acuminata Wallich ex Candolle; S. miersii Pierre; Schoepfiopsis acuminata (Candolle) Miers; S. fragrans (Wallich) Miers.

Shrubs or trees, 2.5-10 m tall. Branchlets pale brown. Petiole 4-7 mm; leaf blade oblong-elliptic, oblong-ovate, or elliptic, 6-11 × 3.5-5 cm, ± leathery, base cuneate and unequal, apex acuminate; secondary veins 3-8 on each side of midvein. Inflorescences 2-3.5 cm, 5-10-flowered; peduncle base with few persistent bud scales. Pedicel 5-6 mm; base of flower with a 3-lobed cupular epicalyx. Calyx cupular. Corolla whitish or pale yellow, tubular; tube 5-6 mm, throat broader; lobes 3-angular, 3-4 mm. Disk pulvinate. Style shorter than or as long as corolla tube. Drupe yellow, ± globose, 7-9 mm in diam. Fl. Sep-Dec, fr. Oct-Mar.

Forests, scrub; 800-2100 m. SE Xizang, S Yunnan [Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, E India, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Sikkim, Thailand, Vietnam].


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