77. Euonymus phellomanus Loesener, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 29: 444. 1900.
栓翅卫矛 shuan chi wei mao
Deciduous shrubs, 2-3(-5) m tall; branches and twigs gray-green to gray-brown, terete, corky winged or striate. Petiole 3-5 mm;leaf blade thickly papery, ovate-elliptic or oblong-elliptic, 6-10 × 2-3 cm, base cuneate or attenuate, margin crenulate, slightly pubescent, apex obtuse or acuminate; lateral veins 10-14 pairs, curving forward, disappearing before reaching margin. Peduncle 1.8-3 cm, 1-3 × dichotomously branched, several flowered, very slender; pedicel 5-10 mm. Flowers 4-merous, ca. 10 mm in diam.; sepals semirotund; petals greenish white, oblong. Capsule subglobose, 4-angled, brown or yellow-brown to red-brown, ca. 8 × 9 mm. Seeds ovoid, dark brown, partially covered by orange aril. Fl. May-Jul, fr. Aug-Nov.
● Woodlands, dry slopes; 1000-3000 m. Gansu, Henan, Hubei, Ningxia, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Sichuan.
The distribution report from Anhui (J. S. Ma, Thaiszia 11: 1-264. 2001) is a mistake.