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Styrax zhejiangensis S. M. Hwang et L. L. Yu


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs to 2 m tall. Branchlets subterete, brown to gray-brown, glabrous. Leaves alternate but 2 lowermost on branchlet subopposite; petiole very short; leaf blade broadly elliptic to ovate-oblong, 2.5--8 X 2--5 cm, papery, abaxially glabrous but veins sparsely stellate villose, adaxially glabrous, base broadly cuneate to rounded, margin denticulate to subentire, apex acute, secondary veins 6--8 pairs, tertiary veins reticulate. Flowers unknown. Fruit solitary, axillary, 1.8--2 X 1--1.2 cm, densely grayish stellate villose, apex shortly pointed. Seeds ovoid-ellipsoid, irregularly rugose, sparsely white stellate villose. Fr. Jun.

* Thickets, along stream banks; ca. 900 m. Zhejiang (Jiande Xian).


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