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Aglaia odorata Lour.

米仔兰

Description from Flora of China

Aglaia odorata var. microphyllina C. Candolle.

Shrubs or small trees, much branching. Young branches apically with stellate or lepidote trichomes. Leaves 5-12(-16) cm; petiole and rachis narrowly winged; leaflets 3-7(or 9), opposite; leaflet blades usually obovate, sometimes elliptic, 1-7(-11) × 0.5-3.5(-5) cm with apical one biggest, both surfaces glabrous, secondary veins 8 on each side of midvein, very slender, and ± prominent on both surfaces, base cuneate, apex obtuse. Thyrses axillary, 5-10 cm, lax, glabrous. Flowers fragrant, ca. 2 mm in diam. Pedicel of male flowers 1.5-3 mm, slender. Pedicel of female flowers short and thick. Calyx 5-lobed, lobes round. Petals 5, yellow, oblong to suborbicular, 1.5-2 mm, apex rounded to truncate. Staminal tube slightly shorter than petals, obovoid to subcampanulate, outside glabrous, apical margin entire or lobed; anthers 5, ovoid, included. Ovary ovoid, densely covered with yellow trichomes. Fruit indehiscent, ovoid to subglobose, 1-1.2 cm, scattered stellate lepidote but glabrescent. Seeds with a fleshy aril. Fl. May-Dec, fr. Jul-Mar.

This species is also cultivated in Anhui, Fujian, Guizhou, Henan, Sichuan, Taiwan, Yunnan, and Zhejiang.

Sparse forests or thickets in mountainous regions; low elevations. Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan [Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam].

生活型: 乔木, 灌木

栽培植物: 栽培

特征: 灌木或小乔木;花黄色,芳香

花期: 5--12

生境: 栽培

用途: 花熏花或提取芳香油;木材雕刻用;枝、叶治跌打、痈疮;庭园绿化树种

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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