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Wikstroemia monnula Champ.


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs 0.5-0.8 m tall. Branches yellowish green, turning dark purple, angular, pubescent. Leaves opposite to alternate; petiole short, 1-1.5 mm; leaf blade dark brown adaxially when dried, light brown abaxially, ovate-elliptic to elliptic or elliptic-lanceolate, 1-3.5 × 0.5-1.5 cm, papery or stiffly so, abaxially puberulous at least on veins, adaxially glabrous, base broadly cuneate or subrounded, apex acute; lateral veins 4 or 5 pairs, slender. Inflorescences terminal, often on short lateral branches, densely shortly racemose, (8-)12-flowered, pedunculate. Pedicel short. Calyx purplish red; tube 9-12 mm, slender, exterior white pubescent; lobes 4, ovate, 1-2 mm, apex slightly obtuse. Stamens 8, lower whorl inserted at middle of calyx tube, upper whorl at throat; upper anthers almost exserted from calyx tube. Disk scales 1-3, unequal, linear-oblong to broadly ovate, apex 3-lobed or -dentate. Ovary narrowly obovoid, ca. 4 mm, stipitate, apex puberulous; style very short; stigma depressed-globose. Drupe dry, ovoid-globose, enclosed by persistent calyx. Fl. and fr. Apr-Aug.

● Shrubby slopes, roadsides; 600-1100 m. S Anhui, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, Zhejiang.

生活型: 灌木

栽培植物: 野生

特征: 落叶灌木;花紫红色和白色

花期: 4

生境: 生于草塘一带灌丛中

用途: 茎皮纤维供造纸和人造棉;根可供药用

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

中文别名: 山棉皮


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