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Photinia raupingensis Kuan


Description from Flora of China

Trees evergreen, 4–5 m tall. Branchlets densely villous, gradually glabrescent, purplish black and glabrous when old, lenticels smaller. Petiole 0.8–1.5 cm, usually glabrous, without glands and teeth; leaf blade oblong, obovate, or oblong-elliptic, 4–8 × 2–3 cm, leathery, midvein initially sparsely villous, later glabrous, prominently raised abaxially, impressed adaxially, lateral veins 12–17 pairs, abaxially with black glands, adaxially glabrous, base cuneate, margin minutely serrate, entire near base, apex acute or obtuse. Compound corymbs terminal, 3–7 cm in diam., dense, numerous flowered; rachis and pedicels densely gray tomentose; bracts subulate or linear, 3–4 mm, gray tomentose. Flowers 7–8 mm in diam. Hypanthium cupular, 1–2 mm, abaxially densely gray tomentose. Sepals triangular, 1–1.5 mm, apex acute. Petals white, obovate, 2–3 mm, basally tomentose, apex obtuse. Stamens 20, shorter than petals. Ovary 2-loculed, apex pilose; styles 2, connate basally. Fruit red, ovoid, 5–6 × 3–4 mm; seeds brownish, ovoid, ca. 2 mm. Fl. May–Jun, fr. Oct–Nov.

Mixed forests on slopes, mountain valleys, rocky areas; 500--1000 m. Guangdong, Guangxi.


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