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60. Euonymus glaber Roxburgh, Fl. Ind. 2: 403. 1824.

帽果卫矛 mao guo wei mao

Euonymus mitratus Pierre.

Evergreen small trees or shrubs, 5(-15) m tall; branches and twigs dark brown to purplish brown, terete. Petiole 5-10 mm; leaf blade papery, elliptic to oblong-elliptic, 9-11 × 4-4.5 cm, base cuneate to attenuate, margin distal 3/4 crenulate, proximal 1/4 entire or subentire, apex acute or acuminate; lateral veins 6-9 pairs, curving forward, disappearing before reaching margin. Peduncle short, less than 2.5 cm, 1 or rarely 2 × dichotomously branched, several flowered; pedicel 2-3.5 mm. Flowers usually 5-merous, occasionally combined with 4-merous, ca. 6 mm in diam.; sepals semiorbicular, very small; petals cream, ovate to obovate. Capsule compressed globose and concave at apex, (4 or)5-angled and grooved (immature), narrowing toward base, 1.4-1.5 × ca. 1 cm, (4 or)5-lobed (mature). Seeds ellipsoid, sometimes only 1 developing, arillate. Fl. and fr. unknown.

Mixed forests; 500-1600 m. Guangxi, Yunnan [Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam].


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