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26. Ligustrum longitubum (P. S. Hsu) P. S. Hsu, Investig. Stud. Nat. 6: 106. 1986.

长筒女贞 chang tong nu zhen

Ligustrum henryi Hemsley var. longitubum P. S. Hsu in P. C. Chen & al., Obser. Fl. Hwangshan 162. 1965.

Shrubs 1-3 m, semievergreen. Branchlets terete, densely brown hispidulous when young, glabrescent. Leaves sessile or with petiole to 5 mm; leaf blade ovate, elliptic, to lanceolate, 2-7.5 × 1-3 cm, thin leathery, glabrous or sparsely hispidulous only along midrib abaxially, base broadly cuneate to subrounded, apex acute to acuminate; primary veins 3-8 on each side of midrib, deeply impressed adaxially, raised abaxially. Panicles terminal, 2-5 × 2-3 cm; rachis brown villous. Flowers sessile. Calyx 1.5-3 mm, glabrous. Corolla 1.2-1.6 cm; tube 2-3 × as long as lobes. Stamens reaching about middle of corolla lobes; anthers lanceolate, 4-5 mm; connective ca. 1 mm. Fruit oblong-ellipsoid, 6-10 × 4-6 mm. Fl. Jun-Jul, fr. Aug-Oct.

* Evergreen broad-leaved forests along mountain streams or gullies; 200-700 m. S Anhui, E Jiangxi, W Zhejiang


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