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Photinia pilosicalyx Yu


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs deciduous, ca. 4 m tall. Branchlets purplish brown, glabrous, lenticellate; buds dark brown, ovoid, sparsely pilose, apex acute. Petiole 5–7 mm, glabrous; leaf blade yellowish brown abaxially, dark green adaxially, lanceolate or oblong-lanceolate, 5–11 × 1.5–4.5 cm, membranous, midvein prominent abaxially and impressed adaxially, veins 9 or 10 pairs, adaxially somewhat lustrous, both surfaces glabrous, base cuneate, margin sharply serrate, apex acuminate. Compound corymbs terminal, 4–8 cm in diam., many flowered; rachis and pedicels yellow pilose; hypanthium yellow pilose abaxially. Flowers not seen. Young fruit ovoid, 5–6 × 3–4 mm, pilose, with suberect incurved sepals, and 2 free styles.

Mixed forests, forests on foothills; 1000--1200 m. SW Guizhou (Anlong Bouyeizu Miaozu Zizhixian, Xingyi Xian).


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