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2. Schefflera chapana Harms, Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem. 13: 449. 1937.

异叶鹅掌柴 yi ye e zhang chai

Agalma diversifoliolatum (H. L. Li) Hutchinson; Schefflera diversifoliolata H. L. Li; S. pingpienensis C. J. Tseng & G. Hoo.

Trees, to 10 m tall, hermaphroditic. Petiole 20-50 cm; petiolules 0.5-7(-11) cm; leaflets (7-)12-14, elliptic to ovate-lanceolate, 8-18(-21) × 1.8-8.5 cm (lateral leaflets sometimes smaller), papery, abaxially glabrous or sparsely stellate pubescent, adaxially glabrous, secondary veins 8-15 pairs, raised abaxially, tertiary veins distinct, base acute to rounded, margin entire, apex acuminate. Inflorescence a terminal panicle of racemes, sparsely stellate pubescent or subglabrous; primary axis to ca. 40 cm; secondary axes to ca. 30 cm, racemes borne in apical half or nearly to base; pedicels 1.5-3 mm. Calyx sparsely stellate pubescent, 5-toothed. Ovary 5-carpellate; styles united into a column. Fruit globose, ca. 4 mm in diam., 5-ribbed when dry; styles to ca. 1.5 mm. Fl. Sep-Dec, fr. Nov-Dec, May.

Forests in valleys; 1600-2200 m. SE Yunnan [Vietnam].


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