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43. Euonymus hupehensis (Loesener) Loesener, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 30: 454. 1902.

湖北卫矛 hu bei wei mao

Euonymus chinensis Lindley var. hupehensis Loesener, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 29: 436. 1900; E. hupehensis var. brevipedunculatus Loesener; E. hupehensis var. longipedunculatus Loesener; E. hupehensis var. maculatus Loesener.

Evergreen shrubs, ascending subshrubs; branches gray-green to gray-brown, terete, glabrous, twigs green to light green, glabrous. Petiole 2-4 cm; leaf blade thinly leathery, obovate, elliptic, or ovate-elliptic, 6-10 × 3-5 cm, base cuneate or attenuate, margin crenulate, apex acute; lateral veins ca. 7 pairs. Peduncle up to 8 cm, several flowered; pedicel 4-7 mm. Flowers 4-merous, ca. 6 mm in diam.; sepals semirotund; petals green, yellowish green, or whitish, suborbicular. Capsule globose or subglobose, brown or yellow-brown to red-brown, 6-9 mm in diam., 4-lobed. Seeds dark brown; aril orange-red. Fl. Apr-Jul, fr. Aug-Dec.

● Forests, woodlands, scrub; 1000-3000 m. Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Sichuan, Yunnan.


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