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15. Lasianthus henryi Hutchinson in Sargent, Pl. Wilson. 3: 401. 1916.

西南粗叶木 xi nan cu ye mu

Lasianthus appressihirtus Simizu; L. appressihirtus var. maximus Simizu ex T. S. Liu & J. M. Chao; L. inconspicuus J. D. Hooker var. hirtus Hutchinson.

Shrubs, 1-1.5 m tall; branches and branchlets densely appressed pubescent or strigillose. Petiole 3-8 mm, appressed strigillose; leaf blade subleathery or papery, oblong-lanceolate, 6-12 × 1.5-3.5 cm, glabrous adaxially, appressed pubescent abaxially on nerves or strigillose on veins, base acute or cuneate, apex cuspidate-acuminate; lateral veins 7 or 8 pairs; nervules subparallel; nerves and nervules conspicuously elevated abaxially; stipules generally persistent, triangular, 0.5-1.2 mm, densely strigillose. Inflorescences glomerulate to subcapitate, sessile or subsessile or very shortly pedunculate; bracts minute, strigillose. Flowers sessile. Calyx densely strigillose; hypanthium portion campanulate to obconic, ca. 1 mm; limb 1-1.5 mm, lobed for 1/3-3/4; lobes 5, linear-lanceolate. Corolla ca. 8 mm, glabrous or strigillose on lobes outside, villous inside; lobes 5. Fruit globose, ca. 5 mm in diam., strigillose; pyrenes 5. Fl. Jun, fr. Jul-Oct.

● Forests, shaded and wet places; 200-1900 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Sichuan, Taiwan, E Xizang, Yunnan.


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