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Microcos chungii (Merr.) Chun


Description from Flora of China

Grewia chungii Merrill, Philipp. J. Sci. 23: 252. 1923.

Trees 5-15 m tall. Branchlets yellow-brown pubescent. Petiole 1-1.5 cm, stellate; leaf blade oblong or lanceolate, 11-20 × 3.5-6 cm, nearly leathery, very sparsely stellate and gla-
brescent abaxially, glabrous adaxially, base rounded obtuse, margin entire or sparsely serrate distally, apex long acuminate. Panicles terminal or axillary. Bracts yellow-brown puberulent. Sepals 5, narrowly lanceolate, 8-10 mm, stellate puberulent on both surfaces, more densely abaxially. Petals yellow, narrowly oblong, 3-4 mm, sparsely pubescent abaxially, with hairy glands at base adaxially; glands ca. 1/3 as long as petals. Ovary broadly ovoid, densely villous. Drupe pyriform, 12-22 × 9-12 mm, densely gray-yellow stellate pubescent; stipe robust, hairy. Fl. summer-autumn, fr. winter.

Montane forests. Hainan, S Yunnan [Vietnam].


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