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12a. Taxillus sutchuenensis var. sutchuenensis

桑寄生(原变种) sang ji sheng (yuan bian zhong)

Loranthus sutchuenensis Lecomte, Notul. Syst. (Paris) 3: 167. 1915.

Young stem and leaf hairs brown or reddish brown. Leaf blade ovate, ovate-oblong, or elliptic, abaxial surface brown or reddish brown tomentose, lateral veins 4 or 5 pairs. Racemes (2 or)3- or 4(or 5)-flowered, densely reddish brown stellate hairy. Fl. Jun-Sep, fr. Aug-Oct.

* Forests, mountain slopes, valleys; 500-1900 m. Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Henan, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Sichuan, Taiwan, Zhejiang.

The plants have medicinal uses. Recorded hosts of the plants include Camellia oleifera, Castanea mollissima, Citrus ichangensis, Gymnocladus chinensis, Juglans regia, Morus alba, Prunus mume, P. salicina, Pyrus pyrifolia, Ternstroemia gymnanthera, Toxicodendron vernicifluum, species of Castanopsis, Fagus, Lithocarpus, and Symplocos, and rarely Cunninghamia lanceolata.


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