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11. Allophylus dimorphus Radlkofer, Actes Congrès Int. Bot., Amsterdam. 1877: 126. 1879.

五叶异木患 wu ye yi mu huan

Shrubs, 2-4 m tall. Stems slender, few branched; branch
lets green, pubescent. Leaves digitate, (3-)5-foliolate; petioles 5-9 cm, pubescent; leaflets with petiolules 1-1.5 cm, outermost one nearly sessile; blades papery, abaxially with tufts of hairs in lateral vein axils, lateral veins 9 or 10 per side, slightly prominent on both sides; terminal blade broadly lanceolate or narrowly elliptic, 8-18 × 3-6.5 cm, base cuneate, margin sharply serrulate above middle, apex caudate-acuminate; lateral ones smaller, outermost pair usually much smaller or undeveloped. Inflorescences racemose, unbranched, densely flowered, solitary, suberect or sometimes spreading, slightly longer than petioles, densely pubescent; peduncles 1-2 cm. Pedicels 1.5-2 mm. Sepals sparsely pilose at base. Petals spoon-shaped; scales entire. Filaments connate in pairs below middle. Fruit red, globose or subglobose, sparsely hairy. Fl. Sep.

Rubber plantations. Hainan [Philippines, Vietnam].


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