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58. Euonymus dolichopus Merrill ex J. S. Ma, Harvard Pap. Bot. 10: 95. 1997.

长梗卫矛 chang geng wei mao

Evergreen shrubs, 2-3 m tall; branches and twigs gray-green to gray-brown, terete, sturdy. Petiole 3-4 mm; leaf blade thickly papery to leathery, elliptic or oblong-elliptic, 8-12 × 3-4.5 cm, base cuneate or suborbicular, margin nearly entire or obscurely finely crenulate, apex acute or acuminate; lateral veins 9-11 pairs, obscure, curving forward, webbing before reaching margin. Peduncle ca. 6 cm, 1 or 2 × dichotomously branched, several flowered; pedicel ca. 10 mm. Flowers 5-merous (not seen). Capsule subglobose, with 5 obscure small angles, apex emarginate, yellow, ca. 0.9 × 1 cm. Seeds ellipsoid, dark brown, partly covered by orange aril. Fl. unknown, fr. Oct.

● Guangxi.

This species is known only from the type specimen.


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