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Styrax faberi Perk.


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs 1--2 m tall. Branchlets slender, densely stellate villose. Leaves alternate, sometimes subopposite on basal part of lateral twigs. Petiole 1--2 mm; leaf blade ovate, elliptic, or obovate, 4--11 X 3--3.5 cm, papery, sparsely brown to gray stellate pubescent to glabrescent, base broadly cuneate, auriculate, or subrounded, margin serrulate to remotely serrate, apex acuminate, secondary veins 5 or 6 pairs, tertiary veins reticulate. Racemes terminal, 3--5-flowered, 3--4 cm. Pedicel 0.8-1.5 cm. Flowers 1.2--1.5(--2) cm, slightly pendulous after anthesis. Calyx 4--5 mm, membranous; teeth 5, deltoid to almost subulate. Corolla tube 3--4 mm; lobes lanceolate to oblong, 5--15 X 2.5--3 mm, membranous, glabrous. Stamens 0.9--1.5 cm; filaments expanded, free parts basally densely villose. Fruit obovoid to subglobose, 6--8 X 5--7 mm, densely gray stellate pubescent; exocarp ca. 0.5 mm thick, smooth. Fr. May-Oct.

* 100--1000 m. Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Taiwan, Zhejiang.


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