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65. Rubus pararosifolius F. P. Metcalf, Lingnan Sci. J. 19(1): 30. 1940.

矮空心泡 ai kong xin pao

Subshrubs low, 0.4–1 m tall. Branchlets brown or reddish brown, soft hairy when young, gradually glabrescent, glandular, unarmed or with few small prickles. Leaves imparipinnate, 5-foliolate, rarely 7- or 3-foliolate; petiole 1–2.5(–3.5) cm, petiolule of terminal leaflet 4–6 mm, lateral leaflets subsessile, petiolule and rachis puberulent, with sparse, minute prickles, glandular; stipules linear or lanceolate, 5–7 mm, sparsely glandular; blade of leaflets ovate-oblong or ovate-lanceolate, 1–3 × 0.7–1.2 cm, terminal leaflet larger than lateral leaflets, abaxially sparsely pubescent, glandular, adaxially dark green, sparsely strigose, especially along midvein, base cuneate to subrounded, margin coarsely incised-doubly serrate, apex acuminate on terminal leaflet, acute on lateral leaflets. Inflorescences terminal or lateral, 1-flowered; bracts lanceolate or linear, 2–4 mm, puberulent. Pedicel 2–3 cm, puberulent, sparsely glandular. Flowers 1.5–1.8 cm in diam. Calyx pubescent, glandular; tube pelviform; sepals reflexed, narrowly lanceolate, 5–8 × 2–3 mm, margin tomentose, apex acuminate. Flowers unknown. Aggregate fruit red, globose, small, 5–7 mm in diam., pubescent when young, glabrescent, glandular; pyrenes small, shallowly foveolate. Fl. spring, fr. Jun–Jul.

Thickets along roadsides; 1000--1600 m. Fujian.


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