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Uvaria kweichowensis P. T. Li


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs to 5 m tall, climbing. Branchlets sparsely stellate pubescent, glabrescent, lenticellate. Petiole 5-6 mm; leaf blade obovate to elliptic, 8-18 × 3.5-8 cm, papery, glossy, glabrous except for sparsely stellate pubescent veins, secondary veins 10-14 on each side of midvein and at ca. 45° to midvein, base rounded to broadly cuneate, apex acute and mucronate. Inflorescences leaf-opposed. Flowers not seen. Monocarp stipes ca. 1 cm, stout; monocarps ovoid, ca. 5.5 × 3.5 cm, densely stellate tomentose, apex rounded; epicarp tuberculate. Fl. Aug, fr. Sep-Oct.

Uvaria kweichowensis is listed as Endangered (EN A2c) by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (Version 2010.3; http://www.; accessed on 6 Oct 2010).

● Secondary forests; ca. 1000 m. W Guangxi, SW Guizhou, Yunnan.


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