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Callicarpa candicans (Burm. f.) Hochr.


Description from Flora of China

Urtica candicans N. L. Burman, Fl. Indica 197 (typ. err. 297). 1768; Callicarpa cana Linnaeus.

Shrubs 1-2 m tall. Branchlets 4-angled, with dense gray stellate hairs. Leaf blade elliptic, ovate-elliptic, or broadly ovate, 8-15 X 4-7 cm, densely serrate, abaxially with dense gray stellate hairs, adaxially turning blackish when dry and glabrous to pubescent along veins, base acute to cuneate, margin densely serrate, apex acuminate to acute. Cymes 2-3 cm across; peduncle ca. 0.5 cm, with dense gray stellate hairs; bracts small, linear. Calyx obscurely 4-dentate to subtruncate, with dense gray stellate hairs. Corolla pinkish to pink, ca. 2 mm, with sparse stellate hairs. Filaments ca. 2 X as long as corolla tube. Ovary glabrous. Fruit black-purple, ca. 2 mm in diam. Fl. and fr. Apr-Dec.


Mountain slopes along roadsides and in open waste places; 100-500 m. Guangdong, Hainan [Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam; Australia]

生活型: 灌木

栽培植物: 野生

特征: 灌木;嫩枝被星状毛,叶卵形,背面灰色,密被绵柔毛,边缘有密小齿

花期: 4

生境: 见于七星岩石灰岩灌丛中

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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