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10. Euonymus rehderianus Loesener in Sargent, Pl. Wilson. 1: 488. 1913.

短翅卫矛 duan chi wei mao

Euonymus bicolor H. Léveillé; E. proteus H. Léveillé.

Deciduous shrubs to small trees, ca. 5 m tall; branches and twigs sturdy, brown or gray-brown when dry. Petiole 1-2 cm; leaf blade thickly leathery, elliptic-ovate or obovate-elliptic, 6-9 × 2.5-4 cm, base attenuate or cuneate, margin entire, apex acuminate or acute; lateral veins 5-7 pairs, disappearing before reaching margin. Peduncle from new branches usually slender, 5-8 cm, ca. 2 × dichotomously branched, several flowered; pedicel short and slender, ca. 6 mm. Flowers 5-merous, 6-7 mm in diam.; sepals deltoid, very small; petals ovate-rotund, yellow-green or greenish yellow. Capsule pink to red when fresh, or brown to greenish brown when dry, nearly compressed globose, 1.2-1.4 cm in diam., with 5 short and flat wings, less than ca. 5 mm when fully developed. Seeds 2; aril orange. Fl. Apr-May, fr. Jul-Oct.

● Forests, scrub; 400-1600 m. Guangxi, Guizhou, Sichuan, Yunnan.


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