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Photinia chingiana Hand.-Mazz.


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs or small trees, evergreen, to 5 m tall. Branchlets gray when old, tomentose-villous when young, subglabrous when old, with inconspicuous lenticels. Petiole robust, 6–12 mm, villous; leaf blade oblong-elliptic to obovate-oblong or elliptic-lanceolate, 10–15 × 3–6 cm, leathery, veins ca. 20 pairs, raised abaxially and impressed adaxially, abaxially tomentose-villous, glabrescent, or densely floccosely tomentose, adaxially glabrous, base rounded, margin revolute, serrate at least in part, apex acuminate to long caudate. Compound corymbs terminal, 5–9 × 6–10 cm; peduncles and pedicels densely tomentose-villous. Pedicel 2–5 mm. Hypanthium cupular, 1–1.5 mm, abaxially densely gray villous. Sepals triangular, 1–1.5 mm, apex acute. Young fruit green, obovoid, 5–6 mm, densely villous, apex with erect triangular sepals and 2 styles. Fr. Aug–Sep.

Forests, valley thickets, river banks; below 1200 m. Guangxi, Guizhou.


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