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Distylium myricoides Hemsl.


Description from Flora of China

Distylium myricoides var. nitidum H. T. Chang.

Shrubs or small trees; young branches stellately lepidote, older growth drying gray-brown, glabrescent, lenticellate; buds stellately pubescent, stellately lepidote. Petiole 5–8 mm, lepidote hairy; leaf blade oblong or oblanceolate, 5–11 × 2–4 cm, drying discolorous, both surfaces glabrous, base cuneate, margin entire or toothed above middle, apex acute; lateral veins 6 on each side, reticulate veins somewhat prominent abaxially. Inflorescences 1–3 cm; peduncle lepidote. Bracts lanceolate, 2–3 mm. Floral bracts 2–3 mm, lepidote. Stamen filaments less than 2 mm; anthers red, 2–3 mm. Ovary stellately pubescent; styles 6–8 mm. Capsules ovoid-globose or subovoid, 1–1.2 cm, stellately pubescent with yellow-brown hairs, apex acute or obtuse, dehiscing by 4 valves. Seeds 6–7 mm. Fl. Apr–Jun, fr. Jun–Aug.

Distylium myricoides var. macrocarpum C. Y. Wu (Fl. Yunnan. 1: 134. 1977) was described from Yunnan (Funing Xian), but two type specimens (flowering and fruiting) were indicated, so the name is invalid under Art. 8.1 and 37 of the St. Louis Code.

Montane evergreen forests; 500--800 m. Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, E Guizhou, Hunan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, SE Yunnan (Funing Xian), Zhejiang.

生活型: 乔木

栽培植物: 野生

特征: 乔木;

果期: 5

生境: 见于东岗坑山谷林中、水旁

用途: 根入药,治手脚浮肿;果、树皮可作栲胶原料

门中名: 种子植物门

亚门中名: 被子植物亚门

纲中名: 双子叶植物纲


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