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Buxus pubiramea Merr. et Chun


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs, ca. 3 m tall; branchlets terete; young branches tetragonous, 1-2 mm in diam., densely pubescent. Petiole flat, 1-5 mm; leaf blade oblong-lanceolate, rarely oblong-obovate, 5-7 × 1.5-2(-2.5) cm, thickly coriaceous, base cuneate, margin cartilaginous, slightly revolute, apex attenuate, rounded, or obtuse, or with retuse tip; adaxial midrib elevated, lateral veins sparse, at intervals of 1.5-2.5 mm, obscure on both surfaces. Inflorescences axillary or terminal. Flowers not seen. Capsule oblong, ca. 9 mm; persistent style ca. 7 mm; stigma decurrent to ca. 1/4 of style; persistent tepals ca. 1.5 mm; carpopodium 5-8 mm, pubescent; persistent bracts many, ovate, acuminate, ca. 1 mm. Fr. Jun-Jul.

● Forests on slopes; ca. 700 m. Hainan (Baoting).


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