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2. Gamblea pseudoevodiifolia (K. M. Feng) C. B. Shang et al., Adansonia, sér. 3. 22: 55. 2000.

大果萸叶五加 da guo yu ye wu jia

Acanthopanax evodiifolius Franchet var. pseudoevodiifolius K. M. Feng, Fl. Yunnan. 2: 485. 1979; Evodiopanax evodiifolius (Franchet) Nakai var. pseudoevodiifolius (K. M. Feng) H. Ohashi; E. pseudoevodiifolius (K. M. Feng) F. N. Wei.

Shrubs or trees, to 15 m tall. Petiole 5-10 cm; leaflets (3 or)4 or 5, narrowly elliptic to slightly so, 11-17.5 × 3-5 cm, 3-5 × as long as wide, papery to subleathery, secondary veins 7-10 pairs, distinctly raised abaxially, domatia obscure abaxially, base acute to obtuse (rarely nearly rounded), margin distinctly serrulate, with a small ciliate-hispid appendage 0.2-0.5 mm, apex acute to acuminate. Inflorescence a compound umbel; primary axis very short or absent; secondary axes 4-11 cm, borne directly from ends of short shoots; pedicels 7-20 mm (in fruit). Calyx of 4 or 5 persistent, triangular teeth. Ovary 2-carpellate; styles 2, free nearly to base or united to 1/4 of length, recurved apically. Fruit broadly ellipsoid to globose or slightly obloid, occasionally slightly compressed laterally, 7-9 cm × 7-10 mm; styles persistent, ca. 1 mm. Fr. Jul-Oct.

Mixed forests on mountain slopes; 1400-1800 m. SW Guangxi, SE Yunnan [Laos, N Vietnam].


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