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5. Philadelphus tsianschanensis Wang & Li in Liou, Ill. Fl. Lign. Pl. N. E. China. 561. 1955.

千山山梅花 qian shan shan mei hua

Description from Flora of China

Shrubs ca. 1.5 m tall. Branchlets of previous year gray-brown, those of current year brown, pubescent. Petiole 5-8 mm; leaf blade broadly ovate or broadly ovate-elliptic, 5-10 × 3-6.5 cm, both surfaces glabrous or villous along veins, veins 3-5, basifugal, base rounded, margin sparsely serrate, apex shortly acuminate. Racemes 9-14-flowered; rachis yellowish green, 5-6 cm; pedicels 5-8 mm. Calyx yellowish green when dry; tube slightly 4-angled, sparsely villous; lobes ovate, ca. 5 × 3.5 mm, conspicuously veined, apex acute. Petals white, obovate or oblong-obovate, ca. 1.2 × 0.8 cm, glabrous. Stamens 24-26, longest ones 6-8 mm. Disc and style sparsely hirsute. Style divided nearly to base, subequaling longest stamens; stigmas mallet-shaped, ca. 1.5 mm, shorter than anthers. Capsule subglobose, 4-5 mm in diam. Seeds 3-4 mm, shortly tailed. Fl. May.

* Mixed forests; 400-600 m. Liaoning.


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