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Garcinia kwangsiensis

Description from Flora of China

Trees small, ca. 6 m tall. Twigs reddish brown, slightly angular when dry. Petiole 1-1.5 cm; leaf blade brown when dry, elliptic to elliptic-lanceolate, 8-14 × 2-4 cm, thinly leathery, midvein raised abaxially, impressed adaxially; secondary veins 30-45 pairs, slender, joined at leaf margin, tertiary veins inconspicuous, base cuneate and decurrent, margin involute, apex acuminate or acute. Plant dioecious. Male flowers (1 or)2-4 clustered in leaf axil, ca. 5 mm in diam.; pedicels 1-2 mm; petals subequal, ovate or obovate, ca. 3 mm; stamen fascicles 4, shorter than pistillode; fascicle stalk short, adnate to petal base and spreading as petal when flower is open, each fascicle with 60-70 anthers, 2-celled, cells longitudinally dehiscent; pistillode with dilated stigma; stigma fungiform, somewhat papillate on top. Female flowers and fruit unknown. Fl. Jun-Jul.

● Mixed forests on mountain slopes; ca. 600 m. S Guangxi.


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