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92. Ficus dinganensis S. S. Chang, Guihaia. 3: 300. 1983.

定安榕 ding an rong

Description from Flora of China

Shrubs, scandent. Branchlets densely covered with short brown pubescence. Stipules lanceolate, ca. 5 mm, densely covered with bent hairs. Leaves distichous; petiole 1-1.2 cm, densely brown pubescent when young; leaf blade ovate to ovate-elliptic, 3-7.5 × 1.8-4 cm, thinly leathery, abaxially densely covered with short brown tomentum when young, adaxially glabrous, base cuneate, margin entire, apex acuminate to obtuse; basal lateral veins 2 and elongated to 1/2 of blade, midvein and secondary veins abaxially prominent, and adaxially impressed, secondary veins 3 or 4 on each side of midvein. Figs axillary on normal leafy branches, solitary or paired, globose, 8-9 mm in diam., densely covered with short brown pubescence when young, inside with abundant bristles; peduncle ca. 1 cm, densely covered with short brown pubescence when young, glabrescent; involucral bracts ovate-triangular, ca. 1.5 mm wide; bracts subapical, navel-like, glabrescent. Female flowers: ca. 2.5 mm; calyx lobes 4, red, linear, ca. 1.5 mm; ovary globose-ellipsoid, ca. 1.5 mm; style subapical; stigmas 2-lobed. Fl. Apr-Aug.

* Limestone areas. Hainan.


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