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14. Glochidion lutescens Blume, Bijdr. 585. 1826.

山漆茎 shan qi jing

Anisonema hypoleucum Miquel; Bradleia laevigata Wallich; B. lutescens (Blume) Steudel; Diasperus glaucifolius (Müller Argoviensis) Kuntze; D. kollmannianus (Müller Argoviensis) Kuntze; D. lutescens (Blume) Kuntze; Glochidion breynioides C. B. Robinson; G. glaucifolium Müller Argoviensis; G. hypoleucum (Miquel) Boerlage; G. kollmannianum (Müller Argoviensis) J. J. Smith; G. laevigatum (Müller Argoviensis) J. D. Hooker; Phyllanthus fraxinifolius Loddiges; P. hypoleucus (Miquel) Müller Argoviensis; P. kollmannianus Müller Argoviensis; P. laevigatus Müller Argoviensis; P. lutescens (Blume) Müller Argoviensis.

Shrubs to trees to 10 m tall, monoecious, glabrous except for puberulent abaxial leaf surface and fruits; branches 1-1.5 mm thick. Petiole 3-5 mm; leaf blade elliptic, ovate-lanceolate, or obliquely ovate, 6-14 × 3-7 cm, papery to leathery, abaxially gray-white and puberulent to glabrous, adaxially green, base acute-obtuse to rounded, apex shortly acuminate to obtuse. Flowers in axillary, many-flowered, unisexual or bisexual clusters. Male flowers: pedicels ca. 5 mm; sepals 6, elliptic, ca. 2 mm; stamens 3, connate into a cylindrical column. Female flowers: pedicels 2-3 mm, or subsessile; sepals 6, ovate, outer ones 0.9-2.3 × 0.6-1.2 mm, inner ones 0.9-1.8 × 0.5-1.1 mm; ovary ovoid, 6-locular; style column cylindric or subconical, apex truncate, as long as ovary. Fruiting pedicels 1.5-5 mm; capsules depressed globose, 5-6 × 10-18 mm in diam., reddish, 6-grooved, puberulent. Fl. Jun-Sep, fr. Aug-Dec.

Open forests; 700-1000 m. Guangdong, Guizhou, Sichuan, Yunnan [India (?Assam), Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Guinea, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam].


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