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11. Celtis chekiangensis W. C. Cheng, Contr. Biol. Lab. Chin. Assoc. Advancem. Sci., Sect. Bot. 9: 245. 1934.

天目朴树 tian mu po shu

Trees, to 20 m tall, deciduous. Bark white or grayish brown. Branchlets glabrous or densely grayish brown pubescent in first year, brown and with lenticels with age. Winter buds small; scales glabrous or puberulous. Stipules lanceolate, 3-5 mm, pubescent, caducous. Petiole 3-4 mm, pubescent, broadly sulcate; leaf blade ovate-elliptic to ovate-oblong, 3-11.5 × 2.5-4.5 cm, abaxially sparsely pubescent on veins, adaxially glabrous, base obtuse to ± rounded and slightly oblique, margin shallowly serrate on apical half, teeth 8-24 on each side, apex long acuminate; secondary veins 3 on each side of midvein. Flowers fascicled. Style branches linear, undivided. Infructescence 1(-3) per leaf axil, slender, unbranched, pubescent at least proximally, 1-2 cm; fruiting pedicel 3-5 × as long as subtending petiole. Drupe red when mature, ± globose, 5-7 mm. Stone ± globose, 4-5 mm, reticulately foveolate, conspicuously ribbed on both sides. Fl. Apr, fr. Aug-Sep.

* Rocks in forests; (700-)1100-1500 m. Anhui, Zhejiang (Tianmu Shan).


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