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7. Schizophragma fauriei Hayata, J. Coll. Sci. Imp. Univ. Tokyo. 22: 131. 1906.

圆叶钻地风 yuan ye zuan di feng

Description from Flora of China

Schizophragma hydrangeoides Siebold & Zuccarini var. fauriei (Hayata) Hayata; S. integrifolium Oliver var. fauriei (Hayata) Hayata.

Shrubs scandent. Branchlets brown, densely appressed brown pubescent. Petiole 2.5-7 cm, pubescent; leaf blade abaxially gray-white, adaxially dark green, broadly ovate, 6.5-11 × 4.5-8 cm, papery, abaxially densely granulate glandular and brownish pubescent along veins, especially along midvein or at vein axils, adaxially glabrous or sparsely pubescent only along veins, secondary veins 7-9 on both sides of midvein, 1- or 2-branched, abaxially elevated, base rounded to subcordate, margin slightly reflexed and entire or sparsely denticulate, apex shortly acuminate. Inflorescences corymbose; peduncle, branches, and pedicels densely brown appressed pubescent. Sterile flowers with expanded sepal 1, yellow in fruit, oblong to lanceolate, 2-4 × 0.9-2.5 cm. Fertile flowers unknown. Capsule black-brown, obconical, 5-7 × 2.5-3 mm including style; persistent calyx teeth triangular, ca. 1 mm; persistent style very short, stigma ca. 0.5 mm. Seeds brown, slightly compressed, 2.5-3 × 0.5-0.7 mm; apical wing ca. 1 mm, broader than basal one. Fr. Sep-Oct.

* Dense forests on mountain slopes; 1500-2500 m. Fujian, Taiwan.


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