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Phoebe legendrei Lec.


Description from Flora of China

Trees. Branchlets sparsely pubescent, later glabrate. Petiole ca. 1 cm; leaf blade lanceolate or elliptic-lanceolate, rarely obovate, 8-12 × 3-3.5(-4) cm, leathery, abaxially glabrate or pubescent along veins, midrib raised on both surfaces or at least upper part distinctly raised, lateral veins 7 or 8(-10) pairs, abaxially conspicuous. Inflorescences 6-10 cm, few flowered, pubescent; peduncle 3.5-4 cm. Perianth lobes subequal, ovate-oblong, ca. 3 × 2 mm, densely gray-white villous on both surfaces. Filaments sparsely (or densely) villous, those of 3rd series with subsessile glands at base. Staminodes triangular with villous stalks. Ovary globose, glabrous; stigma capitate. Fruit ovoid, 7-9 mm; persistent perianth lobes lax, apex extrorse; fruiting pedicel distinctly thickened or somewhat thickened, sparsely pubescent. Fl. Jun, fr. Oct.

● Dense mixed forests; higher elevations. SE and W Sichuan, NW Yunnan.


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