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95. Ficus guizhouensis S. S. Chang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 20: 96. 1982.

贵州榕 gui zhou rong

Description from Flora of China

Shrubs, scandent. Branchlets and petioles shortly pubescent. Stipules lanceolate, ca. 5 mm, membranous. Leaves distichous; petiole 1-1.5 cm, densely covered with brown coarse hairs; leaf blade oblong to elliptic-oblong, 5-14 × 2-5 cm, ± leathery, abaxially pale green, densely brown pubescent and sparsely strigose, glabrescent, adaxially green, coarsely scattered strigose, base cuneate to slightly obtuse, margin entire, apex acute to acuminate; veins abaxially raised, adaxially impressed; basal lateral veins extending to 1/2 of leaf blade length, secondary veins 4 or 5 on each side of midvein. Figs axillary on normal leafy branches, paired or solitary, ± globose, 8-10 mm in diam., densely covered with brown pubescence when young, carpodermis without stone cells, inside with abundant bristles; peduncle 1-1.5 cm, densely covered with coarsely brown hairs; involucral bracts triangular-ovate; apical bracts 3, concave. Male flowers: near apical pore or scattered, pedicellate; calyx lobes 4; stamens 2; filaments short, free; anthers ellipsoid, ca. 1 mm, not mucronate. Gall flowers: ca. 4 mm; calyx lobes 4, basally yellow, apically red; ovary oblong; style lateral, short; stigma funnelform. Female flowers: sessile; calyx lobes 4. Achenes ellipsoid, smooth, ca. 3 mm. Fl. Apr-May, fr. Jun-Jul.

* Limestone areas. Guangxi, Guizhou, SE Yunnan.


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