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3. Maclura amboinensis Blume, Mus. Bot. 2: 84. 1856.

景东柘 jing dong zhe

Description from Flora of China

Cudrania amboinensis (Blume) Miquel; C. grandifolia Merrill; C. jingdongensis S. S. Chang.

Scandent shrubs. Branches cylindric; densely brown pubescent; spines curved, 1-1.5 cm. Petiole 2-3 cm, sparsely pubescent; leaf blade narrowly oblong-elliptic, 12-16 × 6-7 cm, papery, abaxially sparsely pubescent along midvein, adaxially green and glabrous, base rounded to broadly cuneate, apex acuminate to obtuse; midvein abaxially conspicuous and adaxially slightly impressed, secondary veins 6 or 7 on each side of midvein. Peduncle 4-5 mm. Fruiting syncarp solitary or in pairs, orange red when mature, ± globose, 2-2.5 cm in diam.; persistent calyx lobes fleshy, shield-shaped. Drupes ovoid, smooth.

Forests; 1400-1600 m. Xizang (Mêdog), CS to S Yunnan [Indonesia, Malaysia, New Guinea, Thailand].


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