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50. Diospyros hasseltii Zollinger, Tijdschr. Nederl. Ind. 14: 159. 1857.

黑毛柿 hei mao shi

Description from Flora of China

Diospyros atrotricha H. W. Li; D. horsefieldii Hiern.

Shrubs or small trees, 2--4 m tall. Older branches grayish brown, asperous. Winter buds dark, glabrous. Petiole 0.8--1.2 cm; leaf blade ovate, 16--17 X 5.5--7 cm, leathery, both surfaces glabrous, base cuneate, apex shortly acuminate, lateral veins ca. 10 per side, adaxially raised. Flowers not seen. Infructescences flat-topped, usually 3-fruited, 1.5--3.5 cm (excluding fruit), densely dark pubescent. Fruiting pedicel 1--2 cm, apically slightly thickened. Fruiting calyx slightly dark pubescent; lobes 4, ovate-triangular, leaflike, ca. 1.2 X 1.2 cm. Berries globose, ca. 2.2 cm in diam., densely appressed blackish pubescent at base, glabrescent. Seeds dark brown, ca. 11 X 5 mm. Fr. May.

Forests on limestone hills. Yunnan (Xishuangbanna Daizu Zizhizhou) [Cambodia, Indonesia (Java), Laos, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam].


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