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50. Elaeagnus jingdongensis C. Y. Chang, Bull. Bot. Lab. N. E. Forest. Inst., Harbin. 1980(6): 115. 1980.

景东羊奶子 jing dong yang nai zi

Shrubs, deciduous or semievergreen, erect, 2-3 m tall. Spines absent; young branches with white scales overlaid with yellowish brown stipitate stellate hairs. Petiole 6-8 mm, with dark brown scales and villi; leaf blade adaxially drying dark brown, elliptic or broadly ovate-elliptic, 6-9 × 3-4.5 cm, papery, abaxially grayish white tomentose, stellate scales hairlike, overlaid by stipitate stellate scales, adaxially glabrescent, lateral veins 6-7 per side of midrib, raised abaxially, impressed adaxially, base rounded, margin entire, apex acute or abruptly acuminate. Flowers often 1-3 together, each in axil of leaf at base of new shoot. Fruiting pedicel nodding, 8-10 mm. Flowers white. Calyx tube tubular, 4-4.5 mm, conspicuously constricted above ovary; lobes ovate-triangular, ca. 5.5 mm, inside with sparse white stellate hairs, apex acute. Filaments ca. 2 mm; anthers oblong, ca. 2 mm. Drupe brown, ellipsoid to broadly fusiform, 2.2-2.5 × ca. 1.3 cm; scales dense, brown, irregularly lobed with toothed margin, also sparsely white stellate-hairy. Fl. Apr, fr. May-Jun.

● Open slopes; 2200-2300 m. C Yunnan.


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