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57. Ficus undulata S. S. Chang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 22: 71. 1984.

波缘榕 bo yuan rong

Description from Flora of China

Shrubs, 1-2 m tall. Branchlets grayish brown when dry, slender, exfoliating, nodes short. Stipules red, lanceolate, ca. 5 mm, subglabrous. Petiole 1.5-1.7 cm, glabrous or sparsely pubescent; leaf blade oblong-lanceolate, 15-16 × 4.5-5 cm, membranous, both surfaces glabrous, abaxially white and densely covered with cystoliths, adaxially dark green, base rounded to auriculate, margin entire or irregularly undulate, apex narrowly acuminate; basal lateral veins very short, secondary veins 13 or 14 on each side of midvein, apically curved, abaxially conspicuously raised, and adaxially inconspicuous. Figs axillary on normal leafy shoots, solitary, yellow, globose, 6-7 mm in diam., smooth, carpodermis with stone cells, apical pore navel-like; peduncle 5-6 mm; involucral bracts ovate, apex obtuse. Female flowers: sessile; calyx lobes 3 or 4, obovate; style lateral; stigma linear.

* Forests, along trails; 600-800 m. NW Guangdong (Fengkai).


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