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Camellia fluviatilis var. fluviatilis (C. B. Clarke) Ridley

Habit: shrub

Plant Height (m): 1.5-3.5 m

Distribution: China: Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan

Distribution: other countries: Burma, India

Young Branch: pubescent

Leaf upper surface: glabrous

Leaf texture: leathery

Leaf lower surface: glabrous

Leaf length (cm): 5-8.5 cm

Leaf width (cm): 1-1.8 cm

Leaf shape: narrowly lanceolate

Leaf margin: serrulate

Leaf apex: acuminate

Leaf base: cuneate

Lateral vein: pairs: 6-7

Petiole length (mm): 3-5 mm

Petiole: pubescent

Flower: solitary

Flower position: axillary, subterminal

Flower diameter (cm): 1.5-2 cm

Pedicel: absent

Bractlet number: 8-9

Bractlet: early deciduous

Bractlet shape: semiorbicular

Branchlet length (mm): 1.5-6 mm

Bractlet hairiness: glabrous inside, pubescent outside, margin ciliated

Sepal: early deciduous

Sepal number: 8-9

Sepal shape: semiorbicular

Sepal length (mm): 1.5-6 mm

Sepal hairiness: glabrous inside, margin ciliated, pubescent outside

Petal number: 5-6

Petal color: white

Petal shape: oblong-elliptic

Petal apex: retuse

Petal length (mm): 8-13 mm

Petal width (mm): 4-6 mm

Stamen length (mm): 5-7 mm

Filaments: the base of outer filaments connate, not forming a tube

Ovary: pubescent

Ovary shape: orbicular

Ovary locus: 3-locular

Style number: 4

Style hairiness: glabrous

Style: free

Fruit shape: ovate

Seed number per locule: 1

Seed shape: ovate

Seed color: brown


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