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Adinandra filipes

Description from Flora of China

Shrubs to 4 m tall. Young branches grayish brown; current year branchlets reddish brown, appressed pubescent or glabrescent; terminal buds yellowish brown pubescent. Petiole ca. 2 mm, abaxially sparsely pubescent, adaxially grooved; leaf blade oblong-elliptic, 7-10 × 2-2.7 cm, leathery, abaxially pale green, sparsely pubescent when young but glabrescent, and reddish brown glandular punctate, adaxially dark green and glabrous, midvein abaxially elevated and adaxially impressed, secondary veins 12-15 on each side of midvein, abaxially obscure, and adaxially visible, base broadly cuneate, margin serrulate or rarely basally entire, apex acuminate. Flowers axillary, solitary. Pedicel 2-4 cm, slender, recurved; bracteoles caducous. Sepals ovate to oblong-ovate, 5-8 mm, outside obscurely pubescent, margin ciliolate, apex acute. Petals white, 7-8 mm, glabrous. Stamens 5-6 mm; anthers with filiform trichomes. Ovary densely pubescent, 3-loculed; style ca. 6 mm, pubescent, apically 3-parted. Fruit ovoid, ca. 1 cm in diam., sparsely pubescent. Fl. Apr, fr. Aug-Sep.

● Forests; 1400-1600 m. Guangxi (Lingyun).


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