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Photinia bergerae Schneid.


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs deciduous, to 1.5 m tall. Branchlets reddish brown or purplish brown, lucid, glabrous, with sparse lenticels; buds ovoid; scales several, brown, glabrous. Petiole 5–7 mm, glabrous; leaf blade broadly lanceolate, 4–6 × 1–2 cm, papery, lateral veins 4–7 pairs, both surfaces glabrous, adaxially lustrous, base cuneate, margin sharply serrate, apex acute. Compound corymbs terminal, 3–4 × 4–6 cm; rachis and pedicels sparsely lenticellate, glabrous. Pedicel 6–8(–10) mm. Flowers ca. 1 cm in diam. Hypanthium campanulate, 3–4 mm in diam., glabrous. Sepals broadly ovate, slightly shorter than hypanthium, ciliate, apex obtuse. Petals broadly elliptic, adaxially slightly pilose, base shortly clawed. Stamens 20–25, slightly longer than petals. Ovary villous apically; styles 3, mostly connate, only free apically. Fruit purplish red, obovoid, 7–8 × 6–7 mm. Fl. Apr–May, fr. Sep–Oct.

Slopes; ca. 1000 m. W Hubei.


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