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1. Jasminum subhumile W. W. Smith, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 8: 127. 1913.

滇素馨 dian su xin

Description from Flora of China

Jasminum diversifolium Kobuski; J. diversifolium var. glabricymosum (W. W. Smith) Kobuski; J. diversifolium var. subhumile (W. W. Smith) Kobuski; J. diversifolium var. tomentosum L. C. Chia; J. heterophyllum Roxburgh (1920), not Moench (1794); J. heterophyllum var. glabricymosum W. W. Smith; J. heterophyllum var. subhumile (W. W. Smith) Kobuski; J. subhumile var. glabricymosum (W. W. Smith) P. Y. Bai.

Shrubs or small trees 0.5-5 m. Branchlets angular, together with petiole, pedicel, and calyx glabrous or pubescent to tomentose. Leaves alternate, compound or simple; petiole 0.5-6 cm; leaf blade ovate, sometimes suborbicular or lanceolate, 1.5-14 × 1-6.5 cm, along with leaflet blade leathery, glabrous or pubescent along midrib abaxially; leaflets (2 or)3(or 5), sessile or with petiolule to 3 cm; leaflet blade ovate or ovate-lanceolate, 3-12.5 × 1-5 cm, base rounded or cuneate, apex acute to acuminate; primary veins 3-6 on each side of midrib, obscure. Paniculate cymes terminal, 7-12 cm in diam., 10-120-flowered; bracts linear, 1-5(-10) mm. Pedicel 1-1.2(-2) cm. Calyx lobes wavy or truncate. Corolla yellow, nearly funnelform; tube 0.8-1.2 cm; lobes 4 or 5, broadly ovate, suborbicular, or oblong, 3-9 mm. Berry black or red-black, globose or ellipsoid, 1-1.6 × 0.5-1.6 cm. Fl. Mar-Jul, fr. Aug.

Along streams, woods; 700-3300 m. SW Sichuan, Yunnan [India, Myanmar, Nepal]


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