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85. Euonymus tsoi Merrill, Sunyatsenia. 1: 198. 1934.

狭叶卫矛 xia ye wei mao

Euonymus kwangtungensis C. Y. Cheng; E. longifolius Champion ex Bentham (1851), not Medikus (1782); E. nitidus Bentham f. tsoi (Merrill) C. Y. Cheng.

Evergreen shrubs, 1-5 m tall; branches terete, sturdy, twigs gray to light green-gray, young branches striate. Petiole sturdy, 6-14 mm; leaf blade leathery, long lanceolate or elliptic-lanceolate, 13-18.5 × ca. 3 cm, base cuneate or attenuate, margin remotely serrulate, apex acuminate; lateral veins 10-12. Peduncle 3-7 cm, several flowered; pedicel ca. 5 mm. Flowers 4-merous, dark. Capsule obrhombic, 5-angled with little deep grooves, brown or yellow-brown to red-brown, ca. 1 × 1-1.4 cm. Seeds ovoid, dark brown; aril orange-red. Fl. Apr-Jul, fr. Aug-Dec.

● Dense mixed forests; near sea level to 1200 m. Guangdong, Guangxi.


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