Physical Description

Morphology

Description

Shrubs or trees, 3-8 m tall. Branchlets gray-white pubescent. Petiole 3-12 mm; leaf blade broadly lanceolate or elliptic-lanceolate to elliptic-ovate, (3-)6-10 × 2.5-4 cm, papery, abaxially slightly pubescent to glabrescent, lateral veins 4 or 5(-8) pairs, adaxially venation not raised, base attenuate, apex long acuminate to caudate. Panicles terminal, 6-20 cm, gray-white pubescent. Floral tube 6-merous, 7-9 mm, distinctly 10-12-ribbed, gray-white pubescent; sepals ca. 2 mm, adaxially slightly pubescent on distal half; annulus absent; epicalyx absent. Petals ?color, ovate, 8-12 mm including claw 3-5 mm, base cordate. Stamens 25-30, dimorphic. Ovary glabrous. Capsules 1-1.2 cm × 7-9 mm. Seeds 6-8 mm including wing. Fr. Aug.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat & Distribution

● Sparse forests on low mountains. Fujian, Hong Kong (Lantao Island).
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