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5. Glochidion oblatum J. D. Hooker, Fl. Brit. India. 5: 312. 1887.

宽果算盘子 kuan guo suan pan zi

Shrubs or treelets, 4-6 m tall; branchlets slender, tomentulose. Stipules lanceolate; petiole short, pubescent; leaf blade oblong or oblong-lanceolate, 5-10 × 2-4.5 cm, leathery, glaucous and glabrous adaxially, pubescent abaxially, brown when dry, base rounded or subacute, inequilateral, apex obtuse or acute; nerves very slender, nervules obscure. Flowers in axillary clusters. Male flowers: pedicels short; sepals 6, biseriate, outer larger, obovate or subspatulate, pubescent outside, inner narrower, spatulate, pubescent outside; stamens 4-6, connate, connectives free. Female flowers subsessile; sepals as in male, but inner ones pubescent on both surfaces; ovary broadly ovoid, tomentulose, 4- or 5-locular; connate styles shortly conical. Capsules depressed, 13-17 mm in diam., pubescent, 4-6-grooved; styles persistent at apex; fruiting pedicels short. Fl. May-Aug, fr. Aug-Nov.

Broad-leaved forests, scrub; 1000-2000 m. Yunnan [India, Myanmar, N Thailand].


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