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Acer sycopseoides Chun


Description from Flora of China

Acer coriaceifolium H. Léveillé subsp. obscurilobum A. E. Murray.

Trees to 6 m tall. Bark grayish. Branchlets purplish brown, densely yellowish tomentose. Leaves persistent; petiole ca. 2.5 cm; leaf blade adaxially yellow-green, ovate, oblong-ovate, or obovate, 5-8 × 2.5-4 cm, leathery, abaxially pubescent, 3-veined, base rounded, margin strongly revolute and shortly 1- or 2-lobulate, apex obtuse-acuminate. Infructescence terminal, corymbose, densely pubescent, with few samaras; pedicels 4-5 mm. Samaras finally glabrous, 1.8-2.2 cm including wing; nutlets strongly convex, elliptic-oblong, ca. 5 × 3 mm, wings ca. 4 mm wide, spreading at obtuse angle. Fl. Apr, fr. Sep.

● Forests; 600-2100 m. N Guangxi, S Guizhou, C Yunnan.


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