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Fagraea ceilanica Thunberg


Description from Flora of China

Fagraea chinensis Merrill; F. khasiana Bentham; F. obovata Wallich; F. sasakii Hayata.

Shrubs, scandent epiphytes, or trees to 15 m tall. Branchlets stout, with prominent leaf scars. Stipules scalelike, ca. 1 X 4 mm. Petiole 1--5 cm; leaf blade elliptic, ovate, obovate, or narrowly obovate, 5--25 X 2--10 cm, fleshy to leathery, glabrous, margin entire, lateral veins 4--10 inconspicuous pairs. Flowers terminal, solitary or in dichasial cymes. Calyx broadly campanulate; lobes ovate to rounded, ca. 1 cm. Corolla white, funnelform, tube 3--3.5 cm; lobes obovate, 2.5--3 X ca. 2 cm. Stamens included; anthers oblong to narrowly ovate, 5--7 mm. Ovary ellipsoid to ovoid, glabrous, 2-locular. Style filiform; stigma obconical, slightly cup-shaped to peltate. Berries ovoid, ellipsoid, or subglobose, 3--5 X 2--4 cm, apex slightly to strongly beaked. Fl. Apr-Aug.


Dense forests, woodlands on limestone; 500--1800 m. Guangdong, S Guangxi, Hainan, Taiwan, S Yunnan [Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam].

木本花卉区 Woody Accrescent Area


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