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4. Osmanthus didymopetalus P. S. Green, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 22: 536. 1958.

双瓣木犀 shuang ban mu xi

Trees 3-9(-18) m. Branchlets glabrous. Petiole 1-2 cm, glabrous or pubescent at first; leaf blade narrowly elliptic, rarely elliptic or lanceolate, 6.5-10(-16) × 2-2.5(-4) cm, thick leathery, base cuneate, margin entire, apex acute; midrib abaxially raised and glabrous or rarely pubescent near petiole; primary veins 5-8 on each side of midrib, obscure adaxially, slightly raised abaxially. Cymes fascicled in leaf axils, 6 to many flowered; bracts 2-3 mm, pubescent or glabrous. Pedicel 3-10 mm. Calyx ca. 0.5 mm. Corolla white to yellow; lobes lorate, 3-4 mm, united in pairs at base. Stamens attached to united part of corolla lobes. Drupe purple or purplish, narrowly ovoid or ellipsoid, 1.5-2.5 cm × 6-10 mm. Fl. Sep-Oct, fr. Feb.

* Mixed woods; 800-1500 m. Hainan


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