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72a. Lithocarpus echinophorus var. echinophorus

壶壳柯 (原变种) hu qiao ke (yuan bian zhong)

Description from Flora of China

Pasania echinophora Hickel & A. Camus, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 34: 364. 1928.

Petiole 1-1.5 cm; leaf blade narrowly elliptic to lanceolate, 9-15 × 1.5-3 cm, abaxially pubescent at least on midvein when young, glabrescent, glaucous, and with adherent waxy scalelike trichomes; secondary veins 13-17 on each side of midvein. Cupule usually enclosing all of nut; bracts imbricate, linear, ± curved, basal ones ca. 1.5 mm, apical ones 3-4 mm, scurfy. Nut depressed globose, 1-1.2 × 1.4-1.8 cm. Fr. Nov.

Sparse forests in dry places; circa 2000 m. S Yunnan (Yuanjiang Xian) [Laos, Myanmar, N Vietnam]


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