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Platea parvifolia Merr. et Chun

东方肖榄

Description from Flora of China

Trees 8-18 m tall. Bark gray; branchlets glabrate. Petiole 1-1.5 cm, adaxially grooved; leaf blade abaxially light green, adaxially dark green, oblong, 6-10 × 2.5-4 cm, leathery or thinly so, midvein prominent abaxially, slightly concave adaxially, lateral veins 6 or 7 pairs, slightly prominent abaxially, reticulate veins inconspicuous, base broadly cuneate, apex obtusely acuminate. Flowers reddish green in bud. Staminate flowers in many-flowered axillary panicles, not seen. Pistillate flowers in few-flowered axillary racemes; racemes ca. 1 cm, densely tomentose; bracts ovate, ca. 2 mm; sepals triangular, ca. 2 mm, denticulate; ovary terete; stigma discoid. Drupe green, ellipsoid-ovoid, ca. 3 × 1.5 cm, apex obtuse; fruiting peduncle 1-1.5 cm. Fl. after Feb, fr. Oct.

● Forests; 700-900 m. Hainan (Dongfang).

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