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Grewia eriocarpa Juss.


Description from Flora of China

Grewia boehmeriifolia Kanehira & Sasaki; G. lantsangensis Hu.

Shrubs or small trees to 8 m tall. Branchlets softly gray stellate tomentose. Stipule filiform, lanceolate, 5-10 mm; petiole 5-10 mm; leaf blade ovate or ovate-oblong, 6-13 × 3-6 cm, papery, black-brown when dry, softly gray stellate tomentose abaxially, sparsely stellate adaxially, lateral basal veins to 3/4 as long as leaf blade, lateral veins 3-4 pairs, base obliquely rounded or truncate, margin serrulate, apex acuminate or acute. Cymes 1-3, axillary, 1.5-3 cm; peduncle 3-8 mm. Pedicel 3-5 mm. Bracts lanceolate. Flowers bisexual. Sepals narrowly oblong, 6-8 mm, hairy on both surfaces. Petals ca. 3 mm, eglandular. Androgynophore absent. Stamens irregular in length, shorter than sepals. Ovary hairy; style puberulent. Drupe subglobose, furrowed, 6-8 mm in diam., stellate hairy; drupelets 1 or 2.

Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Taiwan, Yunnan [Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam].


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