Overview

Distribution

Guangxi, Guizhou, Xizang, Yunnan [Myanmar].
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Physical Description

Morphology

Description

Shrubs or trees 2-12 m tall. Branches and branchlets pubescent, densely yellowish glandular. Leaves 3-5-foliolate; petioles 2-12 cm; petiolules 0.3-2 cm; leaflets oblong, lanceolate, or ovate-lanceolate, papery, abaxially yellow glandular, adaxially sparsely pubescent and glandular, base cuneate to subrounded and sometimes oblique, margin entire, apex caudate-acuminate to acute, veins 13-15 pairs and abaxially prominent; central leaflet 7-17 X 2.5-8 cm. Panicles axillary, 1-3 per axil; peduncle 1.5-7 cm, densely short pubescent, sparsely glandular. Calyx slightly 2-lipped, 5-dentate, outside pubescent and glandular, inside glabrous. Corolla pink, ca. 1 cm, tube ca. 6 mm, both surfaces pubescent especially on central lobe of lower lip. Stamens slightly exserted; filaments pubescent on basal half; anthers divaricate. Ovary glabrous, apically glandular. Style as long as corolla tube. Fruit globose, ca. 1 cm in diam. Fl. Jun, fr. Oct.
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Diagnostic Description

Synonym

Vitex lanceifolia S. C. Huang; V. lanceolata P'ei (1932), not Turczaninow (1863).
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Type Information

Isotype for Vitex lanceolata P'ei
Catalog Number: US 459742
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Card file verified by examination of alleged type specimen
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): A. Henry
Locality: Szemoa, Yunnan, China, Asia-Temperate
  • Isotype: P'ei, C. 1932. Mem. Sci. Soc. China. 1: 114.
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Ecology

Habitat

Dense forests in moist valleys; 1300-2400 m.
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