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1b. Celtis philippensis var. wightii (Planchon) Soepadmo, Fl. Malesiana, Ser. 1, Spermatoph. 8(2): 62. 1977.

铁灵花 tie ling hua

Description from Flora of China

Celtis wightii Planchon, Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 3, 10: 307. 1848; C. collinsiae Craib; C. philippensis var. consimillis (Blume) J.-F. Leroy; C. wightii var. consimilis (Blume) Gagnepain; Solenostigma consimile Blume.

Trees 3-12 m tall. Bark gray. Young branchlets tomentose, glabrate. Stipules ovate, ca. 3 mm. Petiole 3-6 mm; leaf blade elliptic to oblong, 3-10 × 2-4.5 cm, with 2 conspicuous lateral veins on each side, basal lateral vein reaching to 2/3 of blade. Drupes 0.8-1.2 cm. Stone ± globose, ca. 6 mm, inconspicuously ribbed. Fl. Apr-Jul, fr. Oct-Dec.

Littoral forests, slopes; near sea level. Guangdong, Hainan [India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam; Africa, Australia, Pacific Islands].


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