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Cestrum aurantiacum Lindley


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs, pubescent on young growth, glabrescent. Petiole 1-1.4 cm; leaf blade ovate or elliptic, 4-7 × 2-4 cm. Inflorescences erect, terminal or axillary racemose panicles; bracts deciduous, leaflike, to 7 mm. Pedicel ca. 1 mm. Calyx campanulate, ca. 6 mm, sometimes with 5 prominent longitudinal ribs; teeth ca. 1 mm, often somewhat unequal. Corolla golden yellow, 1.4-2 cm, gradually expanded upwards, glabrous, lobes 3-4 mm. Filaments denticulate, pubescent at point of insertion. Berry white, ovoid, 7-11 mm; persistent calyx often splitting. Seeds ca. 4.

Guangdong [native to Central America].


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