8. Photinia lochengensis T. T. Yu, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 8: 226. 1963.
罗城石楠 luo cheng shi nan
Trees or shrubs, evergreen. Branchlets purple brown or blackish brown, sparsely pubescent when young; buds ovoid, small, glabrous, apex acute. Petiole 5–8 mm, initially pubescent, glabrescent; leaf blade yellowish brown abaxially when dried, dark green adaxially, oblanceolate, 3.5–5 × 1–2 cm, leathery, veins 9–13 slender pairs, somewhat raised abaxially, both surfaces glabrous except slightly pubescent along midvein when young, base cuneate, margin slightly revolute and somewhat undulate, with minute sharp incurved teeth, apex acute, usually shortly pointed. Compound corymbs terminal, 5–7 cm in diam.; rachis and pedicels glabrous. Flowers 3–4 mm in diam. Hypanthium campanulate, ca. 1.5 mm × 1.5 mm, abaxially glabrous. Sepals erect, broadly triangular, ca. 1 cm. Petals white, obovate, ca. 2 mm, base shortly clawed, apex obtuse. Stamens 20, shorter than petals. Ovary white pilose apically; styles 2, rarely 3, free. Fruit subglobose to ovoid-globose, ca. 3 mm in diam., glabrous; sepals incurved.
Rocks, stream sides; 100--300 m. NC Guangxi (Luocheng Xian), Zhejiang.