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Microcos paniculata L.


Description from Flora of China

Fallopia nervosa Loureiro; Grewia microcos Linnaeus, nom. illeg. superfl.; G. nervosa (Loureiro) Panigrahi; Microcos nervosa (Loureiro) S. Y. Hu.

Shrubs or small trees 3-12 m tall. Bark rough; branchlets hairy. Stipule filiform, lanceolate, 5-7 mm; petiole 1-1.5 cm, hairy; leaf blade ovate or oblong, 8-18 × 4-8 cm, thinly leathery, very sparsely stellate at first and glabrescent both abaxially and adaxially, basal veins 3, laterals more than 1/2 as long as leaf blade, base rounded, margin finely crenate, apex acuminate. Panicles terminal, 4-10 cm, stellate. Bracts lanceolate. Pedicel short. Sepals oblong, 5-7 mm, hairy abaxially. Petals oblong, 3-4 mm, hairy in proximal 1/2; glands ca. 2 mm. Stamens shorter than sepals. Ovary globose, glabrous. Drupe nearly globose or obovoid, ca. 1 cm; stipe short. Fl. Jun-Jul.

Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Yunnan [Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam].

生活型: 乔木, 灌木

栽培植物: 野生

特征: 落叶灌木或乔木;

花期: 6--9

果期: 冬季

生境: 生于林中、灌丛、路旁

用途: 茎皮纤维可作人造棉、制绳;叶入药,能清热毒,消积滞,治感冒、食滞、肝炎及作凉茶等;种子榨油,供工业用;木材供农具、家具用材

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

中文别名: 布渣叶


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