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16. Styrax bashanensis S. Z. Qu & K. Y. Wang, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 9(1): 27. 1989.

巴山安息香 ba shan an xi xiang

Description from Flora of China

Trees 3--7 m tall. Trunk to 16 cm d.b.h., bark dull brown. Branchlets hairy or glabrous. Leaves alternate; petiole 4--10 mm; leaf blade elliptic-lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, 6--15 X 2--3.5 cm, almost leathery, sparsely white stellate pubescent, base narrowly cuneate, margin remotely serrulate, apex long acuminate, secondary veins 7--9 pairs, tertiary veins reticulate. Racemes terminal, 4--8-flowered, and 2--4.5 cm or axillary, 1--4-flowered, and 1--2.5 cm. Pedicel 6--10 mm. Flowers 1.2--1.4 cm. Calyx ca. 3 X 4 mm, densely stellate tomentose, teeth 5 or 6. Corolla lobes 4--6, long elliptic, 8--10 X 4--5 mm. Stamens shorter than corolla; filaments densely whitish stellate pubescent on free part. Fruit ovoid-cylindrical, ca. 7 mm in diam., densely tomentose with gray-yellow stellate hairs, apex shortly rostrate. Seeds dark brown, rugose, glabrous. Fl. May-Jun, fr. Jul-Aug.

* Forested slopes; ca. 1000 m. Shaanxi.


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