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9. Syringa meyeri C. K. Schneider in Sargent, Pl. Wilson. 1: 301. 1912.

蓝丁香 lan ding xiang

Description from Flora of China

Shrubs to 1.5 m, densely branched. Branchlets slightly 4-angled, puberulent. Petiole 0.6-1.5 cm, glabrous or puberulent; leaf blade elliptic-ovate or elliptic-obovate, sometimes ovate, broadly ovate, or suborbicular, 1-5 × 0.8-3.5 cm, glabrous or pilose along veins abaxially, palmately 5-veined or nearly so, base cuneate to subrounded, apex acute to short acuminate or obtuse. Panicles erect, lateral, 2.5-10 × 2.5-4 cm; rachis and pedicel puberulent. Flowers congested or lax. Pedicel 1-2 mm. Calyx dark purple, ca. 2 mm, glabrous or puberulent. Corolla blue-purple, purplish red, purplish pink, or white, 1.7-2 cm; tube subcylindric, 0.5-1.5 cm; lobes oblong, spreading. Anthers light brown at first, becoming black, inserted below mouth of corolla tube. Capsule long elliptic, 1-2 cm, obviously lenticellate.

* Slopes. Liaoning


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