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1b. Champereia manillana var. longistaminea (W. Z. Li) H. S. Kiu, J. Trop. Subtrop. Bot. 5(3): 3. 1997.

茎花山柚 jing hua shan you

Description from Flora of China

Melientha longistaminea W. Z. Li, Acta Bot. Yunnan. 11: 407. 1989; Champereia longistaminea (W. Z. Li) D. D. Tao; Yunnanopilia longistaminea (W. Z. Li) C. Y. Wu & D. Z. Li.

Shrubs or trees, 2-10 m tall. Leaf blade lanceolate, oblong, or ovate, 8-13 × 3-6 cm, papery to ± leathery; veins 5-9 on each side of midvein. Panicle 8-20 cm; bracts lanceolate, ca. 0.5 mm. Bisexual flowers: pedicel 1-2 mm; tepals 1.5-1.7 mm; stamens 1.5-1.7 mm. Drupe orange, 2.2-2.5 × 1.5-1.7 cm. Fl. Apr-May, fr. Jun-Jul.

Wu Zhengyi (editor’s note) does not agree with the treatment of this taxon at varietal rank under Champereia manillana. He believes it should be recognized at species rank under Champereia, if not as a distinct genus.

* Forests, thickets, rocky limestone hills, valleys, slopes; 300-1300 m. Guangxi, Yunnan.


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