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76. Euonymus percoriaceus C. Y. Wu ex J. S. Ma, Harvard Pap. Bot. 10: 97. 1997.

西畴卫矛 xi chou wei mao

Evergreen shrubs to small trees, 2-8 m tall; branches and twigs gray-green to gray-brown, terete, twigs striate. Petiole 3-5 mm; leaf blade leathery, ovate-elliptic or obovate-elliptic, 5-7 × 2.8-3 cm, base cuneate or attenuate or suborbicular, margin crenulate distally, entire proximally, apex obtuse or acuminate, even caudate; lateral veins unclear. Peduncle 1.5-2 cm, 1 or 2 × dichotomously branched, several flowered; pedicel 5-10 mm. Flowers 4-merous, ca. 9 mm in diam.; sepals semirotund; petals light green or greenish white, orbicular. Capsule obturbinate, 4-angled, brown or yellow-brown to red-brown, ca. 8 × 10 mm. Seeds subglobose, dark brown; aril orange. Fl. May, fr. Dec.

● Forests, woodlands; 1000-1500 m. Yunnan.


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