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Halesia macgregorii Chun


Description from Flora of China

Halesia macgregorii var. crenata Chun.

Trees to 24 m tall. Trunk to 45 cm d.b.h. Branchlets purple-brown. Petiole 5--10 cm; leaf blade elliptic to ovate-elliptic, 5--13 X 3--4.5 cm, abaxially greenish, pubescent when young, and glabrescent, adaxially green and glabrous, base cuneate to rounded, margin serrate, apex slightly curved and acuminate to shortly acuminate, secondary veins 10--24 pairs, tertiary veins reticulate. Pedicel 5--8 mm, slender. Flowers often pendulous, ca. 1.5 cm. Calyx tube obconical, ca. 3 mm; teeth deltoid-lanceolate. Corolla tube 1--1.5 cm; lobes 4, 10--12 X ca. 8 mm, ciliate. Stamens 8, 4 long and 4 short, 1.2--1.9 cm. Style longer than corolla. Drupe yellowish to brownish-red, ellipsoid to ovate, 2.5--4 X 2--3 cm. Seeds brown. Fl. Mar-Apr, fr. Jul-Oct.

* Damp shades areas on slopes, at forest edges; 700--1200 m. NW Fukien, N Guangdong, N Guangxi, S Guizhou, SW Hunan, S Jiangxi, Zhejiang.


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