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Camellia pubipetala Y. Wan & S. Z. Huang

Habit: shrub, tree

Plant Height (m): 1.5-5.5 m

Elevation (m): 250-350 m

Distribution: China: Guangxi

Young Branch: pubescent, stout

Leaf upper surface: glabrous

Leaf texture: leathery

Leaf lower surface: pubescent

Leaf length (cm): 10-17 cm

Leaf width (cm): 3.5-8 cm

Leaf shape: oblong-elliptic, elliptic, elliptic-ovate

Leaf margin: serrulate

Leaf apex: acuminate, caudately acuminate

Leaf base: rounded, truncate

Lateral vein: pairs: 8-10

Petiole length (mm): 5-10 mm

Petiole: hirsute, pubescent

Flower position: subterminal

Flower diameter (cm): 5-6 cm

Pedicel: absent

Bractlet number: 6-8

Bractlet shape: lunate, semiorbicular

Branchlet length (mm): 2.5-7 mm

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

Sepal: margin membranous

Sepal number: 5-6

Sepal shape: broadly ovate, suborbicular

Sepal length (mm): 13-15 mm

Sepal hairiness: glabrous inside, margin ciliated, pubescent outside

Petal number: 9-13

Petal color: orange

Petal shape: obovate, obovate-elliptic, broadly obovate

Petal hairiness: pubescent outside

Petal: basally slightly connate

Stamen length (mm): 25-30 mm

Filaments hairiness: pubescent

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

Ovary: pubescent

Ovary locus: 3-locular, 4-locular

Relative length of stamens and styles: equal

Style hairiness: pubescent

Style: 3-cleft, 3-parted, but not to the base, 4-cleft, 4-parted

Fruit shape: oblate

Fruit height (cm): 3.5 cm

Seed number per locule: 1, 2

Seed shape: semiorbicular, orbicular


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