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FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 13 | Thymelaeaceae | Daphne

41. Daphne laciniata Lecomte, Notul. Syst. (Paris). 3: 215. 1916.

翼柄瑞香 yi bing rui xiang

Shrubs deciduous, 0.8-1.5 m tall. Branches glabrous or sometimes at first sparsely pubescent. Leaves alternate; petiole 8-15 mm, glabrous; leaf blade lanceolate or oblong-elliptic to elliptic, 12-17 × 2.5-5 cm, papery or leathery, both surfaces glabrous, base cuneate, margin sometimes slightly revolute, apex subacuminate; veins 12-16 pairs, anastomosing at margins. Inflorescences terminal and axillary, fasciculate; bracts leaflike, ovate-lanceolate or lanceolate, (6-)10-12 × 3-4 mm. Pedicel very short, pubescent or glabrescent. Calyx ?white or pinkish; tube cylindric, 9-11 mm, exterior sparsely appressed tomentose; lobes 4, triangular-ovate, 3-4 mm, apex acuminate. Stamens 8, lower whorl inserted at middle of calyx tube, upper whorl in throat; filaments ca. 1 mm; anthers oblong, ca. 1.5 mm. Disk cup-shaped, laciniate. Ovary globose, ca. 3.5 mm, glabrous, sessile; style short; stigma globose or ovoid-globose. Fruit not seen.

● Forests; 1000-1500 m. Yunnan.


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