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11. Syringa pinetorum W. W. Smith, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 9: 132. 1916.

松林丁香 song ling ding xiang

Description from Flora of China

Shrubs 1-3 m. Branchlets terete, villous to puberulent, gradually glabrescent. Petiole 2-7 mm; leaf blade ovate, ovate- lanceolate, to lanceolate, 1.5-2.5(-4) × 0.8-2(-3) cm, papery, sparsely pubescent or subglabrous adaxially, pilose along veins abaxially or glabrescent, base cuneate to broadly cuneate, apex acute to acuminate. Panicles erect, lateral, loose, 4-11 × 3-6(-8) cm; rachis, pedicel, and calyx usually puberulent. Pedicel 0-3 mm. Calyx 1.5-3 mm. Corolla lilac or pale red, 1-1.5(-2) cm; tube cylindric, 6-10(-15) mm; lobes ovate to elliptic, spreading. Anthers yellow, inserted on corolla tube to 3 mm from mouth. Capsule long elliptic to lanceolate, 0.8-1.5 cm, nearly smooth. Fl. May-Jul, fr. Jul-Sep.

* Valleys, under pinewoods; 2200-3600 m. W Sichuan, SE Xizang, NW Yunnan


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