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

Habit: shrub

Plant Height (m): 1-4 m

Elevation (m): 110-320 m

Distribution: China: Guangxi

Distribution: other countries: Vietnam

Young Branch: glabrous, tenuous

Leaf upper surface: glabrous

Leaf texture: leathery

Leaf lower surface: glabrous, glandular

Leaf length (cm): 6-10.5 cm

Leaf width (cm): 2.5-4.5 cm

Leaf shape: oblong-elliptic, obovate-elliptic, elliptic

Leaf margin: serrulate

Leaf apex: acuminate, acute

Leaf base: broadly-cuneate, cuneate

Lateral vein: pairs: 6-7

Petiole length (mm): 5-8 mm

Petiole: glabrous, sulcate

Flower: solitary

Flower position: axillary

Flower diameter (cm): 1-2 cm

Pedicel length (cm): 0.3-0.4 cm

Bractlet number: 5-6

Bractlet shape: ovate, semiorbicular

Branchlet length (mm): 0.5-1.5 mm

Bractlet width (mm): 1-2.5 mm

Bractlet hairiness: glabrous on both sides, pubescent outside, margin ciliated

Sepal number: 5

Sepal shape: suborbicular

Sepal length (mm): 2-3 mm

Sepal hairiness: glabrous on both sides, margin ciliated, pubescent outside

Petal number: 8-9

Petal color: white, yellowish

Petal shape: obovate, suborbicular, oblong

Petal length (mm): 5-15 mm

Petal width (mm): 4-6 mm

Petal: basally slightly connate

Stamen length (mm): 8-10 mm

Filaments hairiness: glabrous

Filaments: lower half of outer filaments connate, not forming a tube

Ovary: glabrous, grooved

Ovary shape: ovate

Relative length of stamens and styles: equal, stamens shorter than styles

Style number: 3

Style length (mm): 10 mm

Style: free

Fruit shape: oblate, biorbicular

Fruit height (cm): 1-1.5 cm

Fruit diameter (cm): 1.5-2.5 cm

Seed shape: semiorbicular

Seed color: brown

Seed hairiness: glabrous


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