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5. Ficus concinna (Miquel) Miquel, Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi. 3: 286. 1867.

雅榕 ya rong

Description from Flora of China

Urostigma concinnum Miquel, London J. Bot. 6: 570. 1847; Ficus affinis Wallich ex Kurz; F. concinna var. subsessilis Corner; F. fecundissima H. Léveillé & Vaniot; F. glabella Blume var. affinis (Wallich ex Kurz) King; F. glabella var. concinna (Miquel) King; F. parvifolia (Miquel) Miquel; F. pseudoreligiosa H. Léveillé; F. subpedunculata Miquel; Urostigma parvifolium Miquel.

Trees, 15-20 m tall, d.b.h. 25-40 cm. Bark dark gray, lenticellate. Branches producing few aerial roots; branchlets 1-2 mm thick, glabrous. Stipules lanceolate, ca. 1 cm, glabrous. Petiole 1-2 cm; leaf blade grayish green when dry, narrowly elliptic, 5-10 × 1.5-4 cm, glabrous or sparsely pubescent, base cuneate, margin entire, apex mucronate to acuminate; basal lateral veins short, secondary veins 4-8 on each side of midvein, conspicuous on both surfaces. Figs axillary on leafy branchlets, paired, or in clusters of 3 or 4 on leafless older branchlets, globose, 4-5 mm in diam., sessile or subsessile with a 0.5 mm peduncle; involucral bracts caducous. Male, gall, and female flowers within same fig. Male flowers: few, near apical pore; calyx lobes 2, lanceolate. Gall flowers: similar to female flowers; style linear, short. Female flowers: ovary obliquely ovoid; style lateral; stigma rounded. Fl. and fr. Mar-Jun.

Dense forests, near villages; 900-2400 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, S Jiangxi, SE Xizang, Yunnan, S Zhejiang [Bhutan, India, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Sikkim, Thailand, Vietnam].


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