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Camellia glabricostata T. L. Ming

Habit: shrub, tree

Plant Height (m): 1-5 m

Elevation (m): 280 m

Distribution: China: Guangxi

Distribution: other countries: Vietnam

Young Branch: glabrous, tenuous

Terminal bud hairiness: glabrous

Leaf upper surface: glabrous

Leaf texture: papery

Leaf lower surface: glabrous

Leaf length (cm): 5-9.5 cm

Leaf width (cm): 2-3.5 cm

Leaf shape: oblong

Leaf margin: serrulate

Leaf apex: caudate

Leaf base: broadly-cuneate

Lateral vein: pairs: 6-9

Petiole length (mm): 3-5 mm

Petiole: glabrous

Flower: solitary

Flower position: axillary, subterminal

Pedicel length (cm): 0.2 cm

Bractlet number: 5

Bractlet position: covers the pedicel

Bractlet shape: broadly ovate

Branchlet length (mm): 0.5-1.5 mm

Bractlet hairiness: glabrous outside, margin ciliated

Sepal number: 5

Sepal shape: ovate

Sepal length (mm): 2-2.5 mm

Sepal hairiness: margin ciliated, pubescent outside

Petal number: 5

Petal color: pink, white

Petal shape: obovate-elliptic

Petal length (mm): 7-8 mm

Petal hairiness: pubescent outside

Petal: basally slightly connate

Stamen length (mm): 6 mm

Filaments hairiness: upper part villose

Filaments: lower half of outer filaments connate into a short tube

Ovary: glabrous

Ovary shape: orbicular

Ovary locus: 3-locular

Relative length of stamens and styles: equal

Style: 3-cleft


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