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Illicium dunnianum Tutcher

Description from Flora of China

Illicium dunnianum var. latifolium Q. Lin.

Shrubs to 2(-10) m tall. Perules lanceolate-elliptic, largest to 8 mm. Leaves in clusters of 3-8 at distal nodes; petiole 3-12 mm; leaf blade narrowly lanceolate to narrowly oblanceolate, 5-12 × 0.8-1.2(-2.7) cm, thinly leathery, midvein adaxially slightly impressed, secondary veins 5-9 on each side of midvein and on both surfaces inconspicuous or slightly prominent, base attenuate and decurrent along petiole, apex abruptly caudate to acuminate. Flowers axillary or subterminal. Flower peduncle 1-3.5 cm. Tepals 12-20, pink, red, or purplish red, elliptic to suborbicular (largest), 6-11 × 4-8 mm (largest), papery to slightly fleshy. Stamens (11-)19-24(-31), 1.7-3.3 mm; filament lengths unknown; connectives obtuse to slightly emarginate; anthers 0.8-1.5 mm; pollen grains trisyncolpate. Carpels 8-13, 2.5-3.5 mm; ovary 1.2-1.5 mm; style 1.4-2 mm. Fruit peduncle 2-5.5 cm. Fruit with 7 or 8(-13) follicles; follicles 9-15 × ca. 4 × 2-3 mm. Seeds 4-5 × 2.5-3.3 × 1.7-2.2 mm. Fl. Mar-Jul and Oct-Nov, fr. Jul-Oct.

● Along riverbanks, ravines, forests, wet slopes, rock crevices; 400-1000 m. S Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, S and SW Guizhou, W Hunan.

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