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Distylium gracile Nakai


Description from Flora of China

Trees to 10 m tall; young branches stellately pubescent, older growth glabrescent, lenticellate; buds stellately tomentose. Petioles 2–4 mm, stellately pubescent; leaf blade broadly elliptic, 2–3 × 0.7–2 cm, drying discolorous, both surfaces glabrous, base broadly cuneate, margin entire or apically with 1 tooth on each side, apex obtuse, mucronate. Infructescences 1.5–3 cm. Flowers not seen. Capsules 1–3, 0.8–1 cm in diam., stellately pubescent; persistent styles very short. Fr. Jul–Aug.

Forests; 1000--1200 m. Taiwan, NE Zhejiang (Putuo Xian).


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