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Elaeagnus thunbergii Serv.


Description from Flora of China

Elaeagnus daibuensis Hayata; E. morrisonensis Hayata; E. oiwakensis Hayata; E. wilsonii H. L. Li.

Shrubs, evergreen, climbing. New branches and buds silvery brown scaly. Petiole 8-18 mm; leaf blade elliptic, 5-10 × 2-5 cm, papery, abaxially densely silvery scaly, adaxially with a few scattered brown scales, lateral veins 6-9 per side of midrib, base acute to obtuse, margin obscurely denticulate to undulate, apex acute to acuminate. Flowers solitary in axils of long shoots and 2-6 in a shortened raceme. Flowers white. Calyx tube 3-7 mm; lobes triangular-ovate, 2-3 mm. Filaments ca. 0.6 mm; anthers elliptic, ca. 1.5 mm. Style 2.5-6.5 mm, with stellate hairs; stigma 2-2.5 mm, glandular-papillate. Drupe red, broadly elliptic, 1.1-1.4 cm. Seed 8-ribbed, 0.9-1.1 cm. Fl. Aug-Sep.

● Throughout island; below 3000 m. Taiwan.


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