14. Brassaiopsis ferruginea (H. L. Li) G. Hoo, Acta Phytotax. Sin., Addit. 1: 149. 1965.
锈毛罗伞 xiu mao luo san
Dendropanax ferrugineus H. L. Li, Sargentia 2: 47. 1942.
Shrubs, to ca. 2 m tall, hermaphroditic. Branches slender, unarmed, ferruginous stellate tomentose when young, glabrescent. Leaves simple, entire or 2- or 3-lobed; petiole 4-13 cm, slender; blade papery, those of unlobed leaves lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate or ovate-lanceolate, 7-20 × 1.5-5 cm; lobed leaves rhombic to obdeltate, 15-27 × 10-15 cm, lobes narrowly lanceolate to narrowly elliptic, only slightly narrowed basally, divided nearly to base, both surfaces densely ferruginous stellate pubescent when young, later abaxially scattered stellate pubescent, and adaxially later glabrous, base broadly cuneate to nearly rounded, margin serrulate, apex long acuminate to caudate. Inflorescence terminal, erect (pendent in fruit), unarmed, ferruginous stellate pubescent when young, later glabrescent; primary axis 3-5(-8) cm; peduncles 2-7 cm; umbels 2-4, ca. 2 cm in diam. at anthesis, to 4 cm in fruit. Ovary 2(or 3)-carpellate. Fruit black, globose, 6-8 mm in diam. Fl. Mar-Aug, Nov, fr. May-Aug.
● Forests on mountain slopes; 1200-1700 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Sichuan, Yunnan.