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66. Sorbus subochracea T. T. Yu & L. T. Lu, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 18: 494. 1980.

尾叶花楸 wei ye hua qiu

Description from Flora of China

Aria subochracea (T. T. Yü & L. T. Lu) H. Ohashi & H. Iketani.

Trees to 6 m tall. Branchlets dark purplish brown, terete, brown or grayish brown tomentose when young, glabrescent, with many grayish white oblong lenticels. Leaves simple; petiole ca. 1 cm, rusty tomentose; leaf blade elliptic-lanceolate, 11–15 × 4–6 cm, lateral veins 10–15 pairs, curved and anastomosing toward leaf margin, abaxially rusty tomentose when young, with few hairs only along midvein or at base of midvein when old, adaxially glabrous, base cuneate, margin usually entire basally or sparsely serrate in apical 1/3, apex long acuminate to caudate. Compound corymbs terminal, many flowered; rachis and pedicels tomentose, glabrate. Flowers not seen. Fruit yellowish brown, globose, 1–1.5 cm in diam., with numerous prominent lenticels, with an annular scar. Fr. Aug–Sep.

Mixed forests along river banks; ca. 2200 m. SE Xizang.


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