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Actinidia farinosa C. F. Liang


Description from Flora of China

Climbing shrubs, mid-sized, deciduous. Branchlets densely lanate; pith dirty white, lamellate. Petiole 3.5-4 cm, densely brownish lanate; leaf blade abaxially pale green, adaxially green, broadly ovate to orbicular-ovate, 9-11 × 7-8.5 cm, papery, abaxially thickly brownish cottony-tomentose, hairs easily caducous, adaxially ± strigillose on midvein and lateral veins, midvein and lateral veins conspicuous abaxially, lateral veins 7 or 8 pairs, base cordatulate, margin inconspicuously callose-apiculate-serrulate, apex cuspidate. Inflorescences cymose, 1-3-flowered, densely tomentose; peduncles very short; pedicels 5-6 mm; bracts subulate, ca. 4.5 mm. Flowers pink, ca. 5 mm in diam. Sepals ovate, 3.5-4 mm, abaxially densely tomentose. Petals 5, obovate to oblong-obovate, ca. 3.5 mm. Filaments shorter than anthers; anthers ca. 1.5 mm. Ovary cylindric, ca. 2 mm, densely brownish tomentose; styles ca. 0.5 mm. Fruit ovoid-cylindric, glabrescent, lenticellate. Fl. Jun, fr. unknown.

● Sunny places, roadsides; 1000-1200 m. NW Guangxi (Tianlin).


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