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8. Euonymus macropterus Ruprecht, Bull. Cl. Phys.-Math. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg. 15: 359. 1857.

黄心卫矛 huang xin wei mao

Euonymus usuriensis Maximowicz.

Deciduous shrubs, 2-3 m tall; branches and twigs moderately sturdy, striate, brown or gray-brown when dry. Petiole sturdy, less than ca. 1 cm; leaf blade thickly papery or thinly leathery, ovate-elliptic, ovate, or obovate, 9-14 × 4-6 cm, widest at mid-blade, base subrotund, cuneate, or attenuate, margin crenulate, apex acuminate or acute; lateral veins 7-9 pairs, branching and disappearing before reaching margin. Peduncle slender, 7-10 cm, 2 or 3 × dichotomously branched with several to many flowers; pedicel slender, 5-6 mm. Flowers 4-merous, ca. 7 mm in diam.; sepals suborbicular, short; petals whitish green or yellow-green, ovate, base cuneate. Ovary weakly angulate. Capsule green to brown, or yellow-brown when dry, nearly globose, ca. 6 mm in diam., with 4 long and sharp wings, more than ca. 1 cm when fully developed. Aril bright red. Fl. May-Jul, fr. Aug-Oct.

Mixed forests, scrub; 300-2100 m. ?Hebei, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning [Japan, Korea, Russia (Far East)].

The distribution report from Hebei has not been confirmed.


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