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Callicarpa pingshanensis C. Y. Wu ex W. Z. Fang


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs 1.5-2 m tall. Branchlets purple-brown, distinctly lenticellate, with sparse stellate hairs when young, sub-glabrescent. Petiole ca. 6 mm, with stellate hairs; leaf blade oblong-elliptic to elliptic, 8-14 X 3-5 cm, narrowed below middle, membranous, abaxially subglabrous and densely yellow glandular, adaxially puberulent on veins, base obtuse, margin triangular serrulate, apex acute to caudate-acuminate, veins 8-10 pairs. Cymes 3-9-flowered, with branchlets growing out from them; peduncle ca. 5 mm, with stellate hairs; bracts linear. Pedicel glabrous. Calyx cup-shaped, ca. 1 mm, truncate to subtruncate, glabrous. Corolla purple; tube ca. 4 mm, glabrous. Stamens ca. 5 mm; anthers elliptic, ca. 1 mm. Ovary globose, glabrous. Fl. late spring to summer.

* Mixed forests on mountain slopes; 700-1600 m. Sichuan (Pingshan Xian).


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