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Diospyros fanjingshanica S. Lee


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs or small trees. Young branchlets glabrous or with slightly appressed hairs at base, sometimes obscurely spine-tipped. Petiole ca. 8 mm; leaf blade oblong to elliptic-oblong, 7--12.5 X 2--4 cm, thinly leathery, glabrous except for adaxially puberulous midrib of young leaves, base broadly cuneate, apex acuminate to shortly caudate, lateral veins ca. 9 per side, reticulate veinlets conspicuous on both surfaces. Flowers not seen. Fruit on basal part of young branchlets, solitary. Fruiting pedicel ca. 2 cm, puberulous. Fruiting calyx puberulous on both surfaces; lobes 4, ca. 2 X 1 cm. Berries globose, ca. 3 cm in diam., appressed hispidulous, glabrescent. Seeds 4. Fr. Dec.

* Dense forests in valleys. NE Guizhou (Fanjing Shan).


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