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75. Euonymus parasimilis C. Y. Cheng ex J. S. Ma, Harvard Pap. Bot. 10: 96. 1997.

碧江卫矛 bi jiang wei mao

Evergreen trees, to 10 m tall, to 30 cm d.b.h. (field record); branches and twigs gray-brown, terete, sturdy. Petiole 3-6 mm, sturdy; leaf blade thickly leathery, elliptic to broadly elliptic, 9-10 × 4-6 cm, base nearly rounded, margin entire to finely crenulate, apex ± rounded; lateral veins 6-9 pairs, distal part curving forward and disappearing before reaching margin, surface sometimes rugose, especially during fruiting time. Peduncle 6-8 cm, 1 or 2 × dichotomously branched, several flowered; pedicel 1-2 cm. Flowers 4-merous (not seen). Capsule obpyramidal, 4-angled, pinkish or reddish when fresh, brown or yellow-brown to red-brown when dry, ca. 8 mm × 1.5 cm. Seeds ellipsoid, dark brown; aril orange. Fl. unknown, fr. Aug-Oct.

● Rocky mountains; ca. 1500 m. Yunnan.

This species is known only from the type.


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