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47. Lithocarpus shinsuiensis Hayata & Kanehira in Hayata, Icon. Pl. Formosan. 10: 30. 1921.

浸水营柯 jin shui ying ke

Description from Flora of China

Lithocarpus ternaticupulus (Hayata) Hayata var. shinsuiensis (Hayata & Kanehira) Nakai; Pasania shinsuiensis (Hayata & Kanehira) Nakai; Synaedrys shinsuiensis (Hayata & Kanehira) Kudo.

Trees. Branchlets grayish brown, densely lenticellate. Petiole 1-1.5 cm; leaf blade oblong-lanceolate, 8-18 × 2-5 cm, abaxially glaucous, base cuneate and decurrent on petiole, margin entire, apex caudate-acuminate; midvein raised on both surfaces; secondary veins 6-12 on each side of midvein; tertiary veins abaxially conspicuous. Female inflorescence with cupules in clusters of 1-3, usually only 1 developed. Cupule subglobose, ca. 1.8 × 2.2 cm, enclosing 1/2-2/3 of nut, basally narrowed into a stalk to 7 mm, wall thin and crustaceous; basal bracts imbricate or in concentric rings, squamose, tawny puberulent. Nut subglobose, ca. 2 cm in diam.; scar concave. Fl. Feb-Apr, fr. Oct-Dec of following year.

* Broad-leaved evergreen forests; 300-1000 m. S Taiwan


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