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21. Clerodendrum yunnanense Hu ex Handel-Mazzetti, Anz. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Math.-Naturwiss. Kl. 61: 16. 1924.

滇常山 dian chang shan

Shrubs 1-3 m tall. Branchlets distinctly lenticellate, densely yellow-brown tomentose when young, glabrescent. Petiole 1.5-6 cm; leaf blade ovate, broadly ovate, or cordate, 4-14 3-10 cm, papery, abaxially densely yellowish or yellow-brown pubescent especially on veins and with several peltate glands near base, adaxially strigose, base broadly cuneate, rounded, or cordate, margin entire or irregularly sparsely serrate, apex acuminate to acute. Inflorescences terminal, dense flat-topped cymes; bracts ovate-elliptic, 2-3.5 cm, deciduous; bractlets linear, 1-2.2 cm. Calyx campanulate, 6-9 mm, minutely tomentose, with several large glands; lobes linear lanceolate or triangular, ca. 2 mm. Corolla white or pinkish, 4-7 mm, lobes oblong to ovate. Stamens exserted. Style exceeding stamens. Drupes mostly enclosed by persistent inflated calyx, blue-black, subglobose, ca. 7 mm in diam. Fl. and fr. Apr-Oct.

* 2000-3000 m. SW Sichuan, Yunnan

1 Calyx lobes triangular   21a var. yunnanense
+ Calyx lobes linear-lanceolate   21b var. linearilobum

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