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3. Dendropanax burmanicus Merrill, Brittonia. 4: 129. 1941.

缅甸树参 mian dian shu shen

Dendropanax yunnanensis C. J. Tseng & G. Hoo.

Shrubs or small trees, to 5 m tall, hermaphroditic. Petiole 1-6 cm; leaf blades at least some obovate-elliptic, others oblong to oblong-elliptic, 7-14 × 2.5-7 cm, papery or subleathery, glandular punctate, 3-veined at base, secondary veins 3 or 4 pairs, secondary and tertiary venation distinct on both surfaces, base obtuse to rarely rounded, margin entire, revolute, apex acuminate, curved downward, often becoming falcate and folded in pressed material. Inflorescence terminal; umbels solitary (or 2-4), ca. 2 cm in diam., 12-15-flowered; peduncle 1-3 cm; pedicels 4-7 mm in flower, expanding slightly in fruit. Calyx rim entire, sometimes undulate. Ovary 5-carpellate; styles 5, free nearly to base. Fruit subglobose, 3.5-4 mm in diam., ribbed when dry; styles recurved. Fl. Aug-Sep, fr. Oct-Nov.

Forests; 1300-1800 m. NW and SW Yunnan [N Myanmar, N Vietnam].


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