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Mischocarpus hainanensis H. S. Lo


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs, sometimes small trees, usually ca. 2 m tall. Branches dark red, strong, stout, subglabrous, with scattered orbicular lenticels. Leaves with petiole 13-20 cm, axis terete, slightly ridged adaxially, concolorous with branches; leaflets (2 or)3- or 4-jugate, opposite or subopposite; petiolules 1-1.5 cm, strong, stout; blades elliptic or oblong-elliptic, sometimes elliptic-lanceolate, 17-25 × 3-7.5 cm, leathery, glabrous, reticulate veins honeycombed when dry, lateral veins 12-14 pairs, netted near margin, apex cuspidate, mucronate or slightly concave. Flowers not seen. Infructescences almost without peduncles, branched near base; rachis and branches stout, golden pubescent. Capsules few, yellow, pear-shaped, part bearing seed 1.4-1.5 cm wide, often 2-loculed, each locule with 1 subglobose seed. Fr. Apr-May.

● Forests. Hainan.


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