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8. Jasminum beesianum Forrest & Diels in Diels, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 5: 253. 1912.

红茉莉 hong su xin

Jasminum beesianum var. ulotrichum Handel-Mazzetti; J. valbrayi H. Léveillé; J. violascens Lingelsheim; J. wardii Adamson.

Vines woody, twining, 1-3 m. Branchlets 4-angled, twisted, pubescent when young, rarely densely villous. Leaves opposite, simple; petiole 0.5-3 mm, villous; leaf blade ovate to lanceolate, rarely suborbicular, 1-4 × 0.3-1.8 cm, papery or subleathery, glabrous to pubescent or villous, base rounded, truncate, or broadly cuneate, apex acute to acuminate; primary veins 1-3 on each side of midrib, obscure, sometimes only basal pair slightly obvious. Cymes lateral, 2-5-flowered, or flowers solitary in leaf axils; bracts linear, 4-10 mm. Pedicel 0.2-1.8 cm, glabrous or pubescent. Calyx glabrous or villous; lobes 5-7, subulate-linear, 3-10 mm. Corolla red or purple, funnelform; tube 0.9-1.5 cm, villous below throat inside; lobes 4-8, ovate-orbicular, 3-9 mm. Berry black, globose or ellipsoid, 5-12 × 5-9 mm. Fl. Nov-Jun, fr. Jun-Nov. 2n = 26.

* Slopes, grasslands, thickets, woods; 1000-3600 m. Guizhou, Sichuan, Yunnan


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