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Symplocos hainanensis Merr. et Chun ex Li


Description from Flora of China

Trees to 15 m tall. Branchlets reddish brown, glabrous. Petiole 0.7--1.6 cm; leaf blade elliptic to elliptic-ovate, submembranous to papery, 6--10(--12) X 2.5--4 cm, glabrous, base cuneate to rounded, margin serrulate, apex acuminate, lateral veins 8--12 pairs. Racemes or spikes, 3--6 cm, 6--10-flowered, axis sparsely fine short hairy; bracts early deciduous, broadly ovate, ca. 1 mm, sparsely fine short hairy, margin ciliate; bractlets ovate, 0.5--0.8 mm, margin ciliate, glabrous. Ovary glabrous, 0.5--1 mm. Calyx glabrous; lobes ovate, 1.2--1.5 mm. Corolla 3--4 mm. Stamens 25--40; filaments 3--5 mm. Disc 5-glandular, glabrous. Drupes cylindric-ovoid, 12--15 X 4--5 mm, apex with persistent spreading calyx lobes. Fl. and fr. Jul-Oct.

* Mixed forests; 500--800 m. Guangdong, Hainan.


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