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23. Osmanthus hainanensis P. S. Green, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 22: 504. 1958.

显脉木犀 xian mai mu xi

Shrubs or small trees 5-6 m. Branchlets glabrous when young. Petiole 1.5-2 cm, glabrous; leaf blade elliptic, oblong, to oblanceolate, 7-12.5 × 2.5-4.5 cm, thick leathery, base cuneate, margin entire, apex caudate-acuminate and with a blunt tip; midrib adaxially slightly raised; primary veins 9-12 on each side of midrib, raised on both surfaces, connected with veinlets into an obscure reticulation. Cymes fascicled in leaf axils, 4- or 5-flowered; bracts 2-3.5 mm, glabrous. Pedicel 5-7 mm, glabrous. Calyx ca. 1 mm. Corolla white, ca. 5 mm; tube 2-2.5 mm. Stamens attached to basal part of corolla tube; connective slightly elongated into a minute mucro. Drupe ellipsoid or ovoid-ellipsoid, ca. 1.5 × 0.8 cm. Fl. Oct-Nov, fr. May.

* Woods; ca. 1800 m. Hainan


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