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43. Daphne jinyunensis C. Y. Chang, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 5(3): 94. 1985.

缙云瑞香 jin yun rui xiang

Shrubs evergreen, to 1.5 m tall. Branches sparsely pubescent. Leaves alternate, usually clustered at apices of branches; petiole 0.5-1 mm; leaf blade elliptic, elliptic-lanceolate, or obovate, 5-15 × 2-4 cm, thinly leathery or papery, both surfaces glabrous, base cuneate, margin slightly revolute, apex obtuse, acute, or caudate-acuminate, sometimes retuse; veins 6-10 pairs. Inflorescences terminal, several flowered; bracts caducous, lanceolate or oblong, ca. 6 × 1.8 mm, sparsely pubescent. Pedicel 1-1.5 mm, densely pubescent. Calyx purplish white; tube 6-8 mm, exterior densely pubescent; lobes 4, ovate or ovate-lanceolate, 3-4 × 1.5-2.5 mm, apex obtuse or acute. Stamens 8, lower whorl inserted at middle of calyx tube, upper whorl in throat; filaments very short; anthers linear-oblong, ca. 1.4 mm. Disk annular, margin irregularly 4- or 5-lobed. Ovary ellipsoid, glabrous; style 0.7-1.2 mm, hairy or glabrous; stigma capitate. Drupe red, broadly ovoid. Fl. Aug-Sep, fr. Mar-Apr.

● Open forests on rocky slopes. Chongqing.

1 Leaf blade thinly leathery, apex not retuse, style ca. 1.2 mm, glabrous.   43a var. jinyunensis
+ Leaf blade papery, apex retuse, sometimes midrib forked at apex, style 0.7-1 mm, densely yellowish brown sericeous.   43b var. ptilostyla


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