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Photinia tsaii Rehd.


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs deciduous, 0.5–1.5 m tall, or trees to 7 m tall. Branchlets purplish brown when old, initially densely gray floccose-tomentose, subglabrous when old, lenticellate. Petiole 3–10 mm, gray floccose-tomentose when young, gradually glabrescent; leaf blade lanceolate or oblong, 4–8.5 × 1–2 cm, papery, veins 8–11 pairs, midvein raised abaxially and impressed adaxially, abaxially initially floccose-tomentose, glabrescent, adaxially slightly rugulose, glabrous, base gradually attenuate, margin densely minutely serrate, apex acuminate. Inflorescences and flowers not seen. Infructescences terminal, 4–5 cm in diam.; rachis and pedicels glabrous, with dense, prominent lenticels; fruiting pedicels 2–5 mm. Fruit red, ovoid, 8–10 × 6–8 mm, glabrous; sepals persistent, erect, triangular, slightly pilose; ovary 2- or 3-loculed; seeds 2–6, yellowish brown, 4–4.5 mm. Fr. Sep–Oct.

Slopes, forest margins; 1500--2000 m. NW Yunnan.


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