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Lyonia ovalifolia var. lanceolata (Wall.) Hand.-Mazz.


Description from Flora of China

Andromeda lanceolata Wallich, Asiat. Res. 13: 390. 1820; Lyonia compta (W. W. Smith & Jeffrey) Handel-Mazzetti var. stenantha Handel-Mazzetti; L. obliquinervis (Merrill & Chun) Chun ex P. C. Tam; Pieris kouyangensis H. Léveillé; P. lanceolata (Wallich) D. Don; P. obliquinervis Merrill & Chun; P. ovalifolia var. lanceolata (Wallich) C. B. Clarke; P. ulbrichii H. Léveillé; Vaccinium mairei H. Léveillé; Xolisma compta (W. W. Smith & Jeffrey) Rehder; X. ovalifolia var. lanceolata (Wallich) Rehder.

Leaf blade elliptic-lanceolate to lanceolate, 5–13(–14.5) × 2–5(–7) cm, base narrowly cuneate to broadly cuneate, apex acuminate. Inflorescences with leaflike bracts. Calyx lobes lanceolate. Filaments with 2 distinct spurs ca. 0.5 mm. Capsule sutures quite thick.

Forests, forest margins, thickets, open and dry slopes; 700–2400 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hubei, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan [India, Myanmar].


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