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11. Buxus stenophylla Hance, J. Bot. 6: 331. 1868.

狭叶黄杨 xia ye huang yang

Buxus ichangensis var. fukienensis Hatusima.

Shrubs, ca. 1.5 m tall; branchlets terete; young branches tetragonous, 0.7-1 mm in diam., densely pubescent. Petiole ca. 1 mm; leaf blade narrowly obovate, oblong, or elliptic-oblong, 1-2 × 0.4-0.8 cm, puberulent along midrib in basal part, abaxially light green, adaxially deep green, base cuneate, apex obtuse or truncate, with retuse tip; midrib elevated on both surfaces, lateral veins dense and visible on both surfaces. Inflorescences axillary and terminal, capitate, ca. 7 mm, densely pubescent; basal bracts lanceolate, villous abaxially, apical bracts ovate-triangular. Male flowers ca. 8; pedicels ca. 0.5 mm; tepals ovate-elliptic, ca. 2 mm; stamens 3.5-4 mm; sterile pistil ca. 1 mm, apex inflated. Female flowers: tepals ovate-triangular, ca. 2.5 mm; pistil ca. 4 mm; ovary and style equal in length; style slightly recurved; stigma obcordate and decurrent to basal part of style. Capsule globose, ca. 6 mm in diam., gray and puberulent initially, later glabrous and shining; persistent style ca. 2 mm. Fl. Feb-Mar, fr. Jun-Jul.

● Forests, riversides. SE Fujian (Anxi), C and NW Guangdong, Guizhou.


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