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Glycosmis montana Pierre


Description from Flora of China

Glycosmis hainanensis C. C. Huang; G. tonkinensis Tanaka ex Guillaumin; Tetracronia cymosa Pierre.

Shrubs or trees, 1-3 m tall. Leaves, or most of them, 1-foliolate; petiole (0.6-)1.5-3 cm; petiolule 2-10 mm; leaflet blades obovate-oblong to oblanceolate, 5-15 × 1.5-6.5 cm, papery to leathery, glabrous, base often obtuse, margin entire, apex abruptly acuminate to elongately caudate. Inflorescences paniculate, 1-3 cm. Flowers small, globose in bud. Sepals broadly ovate, less than 1 mm. Petals white, ca. 3 mm, caducous. Stamens 10; filaments widest in ± their basal half. Disk obviously uplifted. Ovary broadly ovoid to subglobose; style stout; stigma slightly expanded. Fruit pink, globose, ca. 8 mm in diam. Fl. Oct-Mar, fr. Jul-Sep.

Stone (Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 137: 10. 1985) placed Glycosmis montana in synonymy of G. lanceolata (Blume) Sprengel ex Teijsmann & Binnendijk.

Woods on hillsides, near rivers; 200-500 m. Guangdong, Hainan, SE Yunnan (Funing) [Vietnam].


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