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Photinia bodinieri Levl.


Description from Flora of China

Trees evergreen, 6–15 m tall. Branchlets yellowish brown when young, gray when old, sparsely appressed pubescent when young, glabrous when old. Petiole (0.8–)1–1.5 cm, glabrous; leaf blade oblong, elliptic or obovate to oblanceolate or narrowly lanceolate, 5–10(–15) × (1.5–)2–5 cm, veins 10–16(–20) pairs, both surfaces glabrous or initially slightly pubescent along veins, glabrescent, base cuneate, margin serrate, apex acute to acuminate. Compound corymbs terminal, compact, 5–8 × 5–10 cm, many flowered; rachis and pedicels appressed pubescent; bracts caducous, lanceolate or linear, 2–4 mm, pubescent. Pedicel 5–7 mm. Flowers 1–1.2 cm in diam. Hypanthium cupular, abaxially sparsely appressed pubescent. Sepals broadly triangular, 1–2 mm, apex acute or obtuse. Petals white, suborbicular, 3–4 mm in diam., glabrous, shortly clawed, apex obtuse or emarginate. Stamens 20, shorter than petals. Styles 2 or 3, connate from base to middle, white villous basally. Fruit yellowish red, globose or ovoid, 7–10 mm in diam., glabrous; seeds 2–4, brown, ovoid, 4–5 mm. Fl. Apr–May, fr. Sep–Oct.

Forest margins, thickets, valleys, slopes, roadsides, forests; 300--1300 m. Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang [Indonesia, N Vietnam].


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