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63. Rubus glandulosocarpus M. X. Nie, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 9(3): 43. 1989.

腺果悬钩子 xian guo xuan gou zi

Description from Flora of China

Subshrubs erect, 20–45 cm tall. Stems cylindric, slightly angled, not or few branched, unarmed, with sparse, glandular hairs. Leaves imparipinnate, 5–7-foliolate, rarely 3-foliolate; petiole 3–5 cm, petiolule of terminal leaflet 1–1.5 cm, petiolule of lateral leaflets ca. 3 mm, petiolule and rachis pilose, glabrescent, with glandular hairs, sometimes with small prickles; stipules lanceolate, margin with sparse, short glandular hairs, entire; blade of leaflets ovate or ovate-oblong, rarely ovate-lanceolate, 2–6.5 × 1.7–3.5 cm, abaxially glabrous or pilose along veins, with pale glands, adaxially pilose, base obliquely subrounded, margin doubly serrate, apex acute to acuminate. Inflorescences terminal on lateral branchlets, sometimes corymbose, 2–4-flowered, rarely flowers solitary in leaf axils; rachis and pedicels with glandular hairs; bracts lanceolate, margin entire, or sparsely shortly glandular. Flowers 3–4 cm in diam. Calyx abaxially glabrous, with gland-tipped hairs; sepals 5(–7), lanceolate or ovate-lanceolate, margin tomentose and entire, apex long caudate. Petals 5(–7), white, oblong, broadly ovate, or broadly obovate, glabrous. Stamens many, shorter than petals. Pistils ca. 80–100; ovary glabrous, with sparse, glandular hairs; torus villous, base with ca. 3 mm stalk. Aggregate fruit subglobose, less than 1 cm in diam., with sparse, gland-tipped hairs; pyrenes foveolate. Fl. Apr–May, fr. Jun–Jul.

Mountainous regions; 1600--1700 m. W Jiangxi (Jinggangshan).


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