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Eurya nitida Korth.


Description from Flora of China

Eurya aurescens (Rehder & E. H. Wilson) Handel-Mazzetti; E. hayatae Yamamoto; E. japonica Thunberg var. aurescens Rehder & E. H. Wilson; E. japonica var. nitida (Korthals) Dyer; E. japonica var. thunbergii Thwaites; E. nitida var. aurescens (Rehder & E. H. Wilson) Kobuski; E. nitida var. nanjenshanensis F. C. Hsieh et al.; Rapanea aurea H. Léveillé, p.p. as to Cavalerie 841.

Shrubs or trees, 2-5 m tall. Young branches grayish brown; current year branchlets yellowish green, slender, 2-ribbed, glabrous; terminal buds to 1 cm, glabrous. Petiole 2-5 mm, glabrous; leaf blade elliptic, oblong-elliptic, or obovate-oblong, (3-)4-6(-7) × 1.5-2.5 cm, thinly leathery to leathery, abaxially pale green to yellowish green, adaxially dark green and shiny, both surfaces glabrous, midvein abaxially elevated and adaxially slightly impressed, secondary veins 9-12 on each side of midvein, abaxially slightly visible, and adaxially obscure, base cuneate to rounded, margin closely serrulate, crenulate, or subentire, apex obtuse, acute, or shortly acuminate and sometimes with an emarginate tip. Flowers axillary, solitary or to 4 in a cluster. Pedicel 2-3 mm, slender, glabrous. Male flowers: bracteoles suborbicular, ca. 1 mm, glabrous; sepals suborbicular to ovate, 1.5-2.5 mm, submembranous, glabrous, apex rounded; petals obovate, 3.5-4 mm; stamens 14-20; anthers not locellate; pistillode glabrous. Female flowers: bracteoles and sepals similar to those of male flowers; petals oblong, 2-2.5 mm; ovary ovoid, glabrous, 3-loculed; style 1.5-3 mm, apically 3-lobed. Fruit bluish black when mature, globose, 3-4 mm in diam. Seeds brown, reniform to globose-reniform, shiny. Fl. Nov-Jan, fr. Jul-Sep.

Forests, thickets; 500-1500(-2600) m. Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Henan, W Hubei, S and SW Hunan, S Jiangxi, Sichuan, Taiwan, Yunnan, S Zhejiang [Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam].

生活型: 乔木, 灌木

栽培植物: 野生

特征: 灌木或小乔木;

花期: 夏月

果期: 冬月

生境: 见于半边山至九坑山谷林中阴处

用途: 枝、叶、果可取染料;种子可榨油;树皮含单宁;材用

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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