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14. Chengiopanax C. B. Shang & J. Y. Huang, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 13: 47. 1993.

人参木属 ren shen mu shu

Acanthopanax sect. Sciadophylloides Harms, Mitt. Deutsch. Dendrol. Ges., ed. 2, 27: 30. 1918.

Trees, deciduous, hermaphroditic, unarmed. Leaves palmately compound, borne on both long and short shoots (latter not always preserved on specimens); leaflets 3-7(-9), margin minutely serrulate, abaxially with small, pubescent secretory structures in axils of secondary veins; stipules small, united within petiole. Inflorescence a terminal corymbose panicle of umbels; primary axis short; bracts caducous. Pedicels not articulate below ovary. Calyx rim 5-toothed. Petals 5, valvate. Stamens 5. Ovary 2-carpellate; styles 2, united throughout into a persistent column. Fruit a drupe, laterally compressed, globose. Seeds 2; endosperm uniform.

Two species: China, Japan; one species (endemic) in China.

Lower Taxon


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