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Beilschmiedia baotingensis S. Lee et Y. T. Wei


Description from Flora of China

Small trees, 4-12 m tall. Bark brown. Branchlets gray-brown pubescent or glabrous, densely and minutely lenticellate. Terminal buds small, densely yellow-brown pubescent. Leaves opposite or subopposite; petiole 0.5-1 cm; leaf blade abaxially purple-black and adaxially gray-brown when dry, elliptic, rarely elliptic-lanceolate, ± oblique, 6-10 × 2-4 cm, leathery, abaxially minutely glandular-punctate when dry, midrib adaxially slightly elevated, lateral veins 7 or 8 or rarely more pairs, elevated on both surfaces, veins laxly reticulate, slightly elevated on both surfaces, base cuneate, always asymmetric, apex shortly acuminate, always slightly curved, rarely rounded, obtuse, or emarginate. Inflorescences unknown. Infructescences axillary, 2-3 cm. Fruits globose, ca. 1.8 cm in diam., densely brown furfuraceous; fruiting pedicels 4-7 × 2-3 mm. Fl. Jul.

● Mixed broad-leaved forests in valleys. Hainan.


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