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Photinia lasiogyna (Franch.) Schneid.


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs or small trees, evergreen, 1–2 m tall. Branchlets purplish brown when old, pilose when young, glabrous when old, with yellowish brown lenticels. Petiole 1.5–1.8 cm, initially slightly puberulous, glabrous when old; leaf blade obovate or oblanceolate, 5–10 × 2.5–3.5 cm, leathery, veins 9–11 pairs and inconspicuous, both surfaces glabrous or abaxially tomentose-pilose along veins when young, glabrescent, adaxially lustrous, base cuneate or gradually attenuate, margin obscurely dentate, apex obtuse or abruptly shortly pointed. Compound corymbs terminal, 3–5 cm in diam.; rachis and pedicels tomentose, sometimes glabrescent; bracts subulate, 1–2 cm. Pedicel 3–4 mm. Flowers 6–12 mm in diam. Hypanthium cupular, abaxially tomentose or glabrous. Sepals broadly triangular. Petals white, obovate, 4–6 × 3–4 mm, glabrous, base shortly clawed. Stamens 20, shorter than petals. Ovary pubescent apically; styles 2–4, connate basally. Fruit red, obovoid, 4–5 mm in diam., with prominent lenticels. Fl. May–Jun, fr. Sep–Nov.

Thickets, forests, grassy and calcareous slopes, fields, foothills; 200--2600 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hunan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang.


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