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Illicium angustisepalum A. C. Smith

Description from Flora of China

Illicium jiadifengpi B. N. Chang f. minwanense (B. N. Chang & S. D. Zhang) Q. Lin; I. minwanense B. N. Chang & S. D. Zhang; I. wuyishanum Q. Lin.

Trees to 11 m tall. Perules oblong to ovate, to 7 mm. Leaves in clusters of 3-6 at distal nodes; petiole 1-2.5 cm; leaf blade oblong-elliptic to elliptic, (5.5-)7-12(-20) × 2-4(-7.5) cm, thinly leathery to leathery, midvein adaxially slightly prominent, secondary veins 6-9 on each side of midvein, abaxially prominent, and adaxially prominent or slightly impressed, base attenuate or decurrent along petiole, apex subacute to acuminate. Flowers axillary or subterminal. Flower peduncle 0.5-2 cm. Tepals (17-)22-33, white or pale yellowish, elliptic (outer) to elliptic-oblong (largest), 14-16 × 3-3.5 mm (largest), thinly papery to submembranous. Stamens 22-25, 2.5-3.2 mm; filaments 1.2-2 mm; connectives truncate to slightly cuspidate; anthers 1.1-1.6 mm; pollen grains tricolpate. Carpels 11-16, 3.5-4 mm; ovary 1.3-1.7 mm; style 1.5-3 mm. Fruit peduncle 1.2-3 cm. Fruit with 11-16 follicles; follicles 1-2.2 × 0.5-1.5 × 0.3-0.8 cm. Seeds 5-8.5 × 4-6 × 2-4 mm. Fl. Feb-Apr, fr. Sep-Oct.

● Sides of ravines, forest margins; 1000-1900 m. Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong.

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