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27. Pittosporum angustilimbum C. Y. Wu in C. Y. Wu & H. W. Li, Fl. Yunnan. 3: 328. 1983.

窄叶海桐 zhai ye hai tong

Description from Flora of China

Shrubs to 1 m tall. Petiole 2–3 mm; leaf blade linear or linear-lanceolate, 2.5–6 × 0.3–0.8 cm, thinly leathery, lateral veins indistinct adaxially, base narrowly cuneate, margin entire, slightly revolute, apex acuminate. Inflorescence terminal, umbellate, 1–3-flowered; pedicels 6–11 mm, glabrous. Calyx shallowly cupular; sepals triangular, unequal, 1–2 mm. Petals free, pale yellow, 5–7 mm. Ovary glabrate. Capsule not seen. Fl. May.

This species is close to Pittosporum heterophyllum and P. saxicola, but differs in having free petals and a glabrate ovary.

Thickets on slopes; ca. 1800 m. NW Yunnan (Weixi Xian).


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