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Grewia macropetala

Description from Flora of China

Shrubs 1-3 m tall. Branchlets coarsely brown stellate. Petiole 4-5 mm, stellate pubescent; leaf blade oblong-lanceolate, 4-7 × 1.5-2 cm, thinly leathery, sparsely coarsely stellate pubescent, glabrescent, lateral basal veins to 1/2 as long as leaf blade, lateral veins 3-4 pairs, veinlets prominent on both surfaces, base narrowly rounded, margin irregularly serrulate, apex acuminate. Cymes 1 or 2 per leaf axil, 3-flowered; peduncle slender, 4-14 mm. Pedicel 4-12 mm, stellate pubescent. Bracts filiform, 3-4 mm. Sepals ca. 6 mm, abaxially hairy, adaxially glabrous. Petals 4-5 mm. Androgynophore short, glabrous. Stamens 16-18, as long as or slightly longer than petals. Ovary hairy; style as long as stamens; stigma 2-4-lobed. Drupe 2-4-lobed, hairy, glabrescent; drupelets 1 per lobe. Fl. May-Jun.

● Secondary forests. Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan.


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