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52. Euonymus vagans Wallich in Roxburgh, Fl. Ind. 2: 412. 1824.

游藤卫矛 you teng wei mao

Euonymus jinfoshanensis Z. M. Gu; E. jinggangshanensis M. X. Nie; E. pseudosootepensis Y. R. Li & S. K. Wu.

Evergreen shrubs or ascending subshrubs, to 3 m tall; branches and twigs rounded, usually brown or dark brown, sometimes gray. Petiole ca. 5 mm; leaf blade ovate, ovate-elliptic, or rounded-ovate, 4-5 × 2.5-3.5 cm, base rounded to truncate, even cuneate, apex nearly rounded; lateral veins ca. 5 pairs, usually impressed adaxially. Peduncle 1-2 cm, usually several flowered; pedicel usually less than ca. 6 mm. Flowers 4-merous, ca. 6 mm in diam.; sepals semirotund; petals nearly orbicular, greenish or whitish. Capsule brown or red-brown, less than ca. 6 mm in diam. Aril red. Fl. May-Jul, fr. Aug-Nov.

Mixed forests, scrub; 1100-3300 m. ?Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, ?Henan, ?Hubei, Jiangxi, ?Shanxi, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan [Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal].

The distribution reports from Guangdong, Henan, Hubei, and Shanxi have not been confirmed.


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