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Phoebe hainanensis Merr.


Description from Flora of China

Trees, glabrous throughout except for perianth lobes inside. Petiole 2-4 cm; leaf blade shiny and tea-colored, broadly oblong-lanceolate or oblong-oblanceolate, 10-25(-28) × 4-8(-10) cm, thinly leathery, midrib and lateral veins elevated on both surfaces, lateral veins distant, 9-15 pairs, veinlets densely reticulate, slightly conspicuous on both surfaces. Panicles axillary at upper part of newly sprouted branchlet, 10-15(-17) cm, with few flowers. Perianth lobes ovate or elliptic-ovate, ca. 4 mm, brownish sericeous inside, apex obtuse. Ovary glabrous. Fruit oblong, 1.6-1.8 cm × ca. 8 mm; fruiting pedicel ca. 6 mm; persistent perianth lobes elliptic-ovate, clasping at base of fruit. Fr. Nov.

● Mixed forests, rare. Hainan.


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