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Callicarpa minutiflora Y. Y. Qian


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs ca. 2 m tall. Branchlets nearly 4-angled, grooved, densely stellate pubescent, yellowish glandular. Petiole slender, 1-2.5 cm; leaf blade elliptic, 10-16 X 4-7 cm, stellate pubescent and yellowish glandular, base cuneate, apex acuminate, veins 7-9 pairs. Cymes 4-6 cm across, 5-7 branched; peduncle 0.6-1.5 cm. Calyx 0.7-1 mm, subtruncate, stellate pubescent, outside yellow glandular. Corolla 2-2.5 mm, densely gray tomentellous. Stamens exserted; anthers longitudinally dehiscent. Ovary stellate pubescent, yellow glandular. Fl. Aug.

Similar to Callicarpa acutifolia and C. giraldii var. subcanescens but differs in having smaller flowers and corolla lobes densely gray tomentellous.

* Forests; ca. 1100 m. Yunnan (Jiangcheng Xian)


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