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Diospyros punctilimba C. Y. Wu


Description from Flora of China

Trees to 10 m tall. Older branches strigose; young branchlets brown, angular, densely rusty pubescent. Petiole 3--6 mm; leaf blade elliptic to ovate, 2.5--8(--13) X 1.5--3.5 cm, leathery, both surfaces glabrous, abaxially with minute spherical glands each sunken in a pit, base cuneate to subrounded, margin revolute, apex shortly acuminate, lateral veins 10--20 per side, reticulate veinlets abaxially raised and enclosing groups of glands. Flowers not seen. Fruiting pedicel ca. 5 mm, robust, densely rusty tomentose. Fruiting calyx disc-shaped, both surfaces densely minutely yellowish to rusty tomentose; lobes 4, ± triangular-ovate, thick, ca. 7 X 7 mm. Berries globose, ca. 2 cm in diam., densely rusty tomentose, glabrescent. Fr. May.

* Yunnan (Yuan Jiang valley).


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