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8. Clerodendrum hainanense Handel-Mazzetti, Oesterr. Bot. Z. 80: 343. 1931.

海南赬桐 hai nan cheng tong

Shrubs 1-4 m tall. Branchlets green, 4-angled, sub-glabrous to pubescent when young, becoming yellowish brown to gray, terete, and glabrous. Petiole 0.5-2.5 cm; leaf blade oblanceolate, narrowly elliptic, or obovate, 7-26 X 2-8 cm, membranous to papery, glabrous, abaxially densely small yellowish glandular, base narrowly cuneate to cuneate, margin entire, apex short caudate, veins 6-11 pairs. Inflorescences terminal, rarely axillary, lax thyrses, 8-14 cm, lateral cymes dichasial with peduncle to 3 cm; bracts linear to awl-shaped, 2-8 mm. Calyx pinkish to purple, ca. 5 mm; lobes triangular-lanceolate, ca. 4 mm. Corolla white, 0.5-4 cm, tube slender, outside puberulent and glandular; lobes obovate, 6-8 mm. Stamens long exserted. Ovary glabrous. Style longer than stamens. Fruiting calyx rotate, leathery. Drupes purple, globose, ca. 1 cm in diam. Fl. and fr. Sep-Dec.

* Forests on mountain slopes; 200-900 m. Guangxi, Hainan.


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