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79. Euonymus salicifolius Loesener, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 30: 458. 1902.

柳叶卫矛 liu ye wei mao

Euonymus georgei H. F. Comber; E. lawsonii C. B. Clarke ex Prain f. salicifolius (Loesener) C. Y. Cheng; E. lawsonii var. salicifolius (Loesener) Blakelock.

Evergreen shrubs, 2-3 m tall; branches terete, sturdy, twigs green to light green, striate. Petiole sturdy, 6-10 mm; leaf blade leathery, long lanceolate, 10-15 × ca. 3 cm, base cuneate or attenuate, margin remotely serrulate, apex acuminate; lateral veins 10-12. Peduncle ca. 3 cm, several flowered; pedicel ca. 5 mm. Flowers 4-merous (not seen). Capsule obrhombic, 4-angled with little deep grooves, brown or yellow-brown to red-brown, ca. 1 × 1.5 cm. Seeds ovoid, dark brown; aril orange-red. Fl. unknown, fr. Dec.

Mixed forests. Yunnan [Vietnam].

Records of Euonymus lawsonii C. B. Clarke ex Prain from China (e.g., in FRPS 45(3): 42. 1999) are misidentifications of E. salicifolius. True E. lawsonii is distributed in India and Myanmar.


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