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Melliodendron xylocarpum Hand. -Mazz.

陀螺果

Description from Flora of China

Melliodendron jifungensum Hu; M. wangianum Hu.

Trees 6--20 m tall. Trunk to 20 cm d.b.h., bark gray-brown often irregularly exfoliating. Winter buds ovate, ca. 1 cm. Petiole 3--10 mm; leaf blade ovate-lanceolate to oblong-elliptic, 9.5--21 X 3--8 cm, papery, densely stellate pubescent when young, glabrescent except on veins, base cuneate, apex shortly acuminate to acute, secondary veins 7--9 pairs, tertiary veins reticulate and abaxially raised. Flowers subsessile to pedicel ca. 1.5 cm. Calyx 3--4 mm, teeth ca. 2 mm. Corolla lobes oblong, 2--3 X 0.8--1.5 cm. Style ca. 1.3 cm. Fruit variable in form and size, usually obovoid, obconical, or obovoid-pyriform, (2--)4--7 X 1.5--3(--4) cm, 5--10-ribbed, densely gray stellate tomentose, apex rounded, acute, or shortly rostrate. Fl. Apr-May, fr. Jul-Oct.

* Forest ravines; 600--1500 m. Fukien, N Guangdong, NW Guangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, Jiangxi, S Sichuan, SE Yunnan.

生活型: 乔木

栽培植物: 野生

特征: 落叶乔木;

花期: 3

生境: 见生于东岗坑山谷密林中

用途: 木材作建筑、家具、用具等用材

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: 鸦头梨


 

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