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Elaeagnus longiloba

Description from Flora of China

Shrubs, evergreen, erect. Spines ca. 7 mm; young branches with dense grayish yellow scales. Petiole light brown, 6-10 mm, slender; leaf blade adaxially drying brown, obovate-lanceolate or elliptic, 5-7.5 × 2-3 cm, papery, abaxially densely white scaly, lateral veins 5 or 6 per side of midrib, base narrowly cuneate, margin entire, apex acute or acuminate. Flowers often 1-3 in axils. Pedicel brown, ca. 4 mm. Flowers white, outside densely silvery scaly. Calyx tube tubular, ca. 6 mm; lobes narrowly triangular, ca. 4 mm, inside sparsely stellate, apex acuminate. Filaments very short; anthers oblong, ca. 1 mm. Style erect, glabrous or with sparse stellate hairs. Fruit not seen. Fl. Sep-Nov.

● W Guizhou.


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