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Symplocos glandulifera Brand


Description from Flora of China

Symplocos macrophylla Wallich ex de Candolle subsp. sulcata (Kurz) Nooteboom var. glandulifera (Brand) Nooteboom.

Trees. Buds and young branchlets tomentose. Petiole ca. 2 cm; leaf blade narrowly elliptic, 10--20 X 2.5--5.5 cm, thinly leathery, abaxially with cobwebby hairs when young, glabrescent, base cuneate, margin finely glandular dentate with more than 6 glands per cm, apex acuminate, lateral veins 7--12 pairs and adaxially impressed. Inflorescences a glomerule; bracts and bractlets persistent, orbicular, 2.5--3 mm in diam., tomentose. Ovary ca. 1.5 mm, tomentose. Calyx tomentose; lobes oblong, ca. 2 mm, slightly shorter than tube. Corolla 5--6 mm. Stamens ca. 40. Disc pulvinate, pilose. Drupes subcylindrical, ca. 10 X 4 mm, apex with persistent erect calyx lobes. Fl. and fr. Feb-Oct.

* Slopes in mixed forests; 1400--2000 m. Guangxi, Hunan, Yunnan.


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