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14. Cinnamomum brachythyrsum J. Li, Acta Bot. Yunnan. 18: 53. 1996.

短序樟 duan xu zhang

Trees. Branchlets brown, terete, scattered with longitudinally fissured convex lenticels, glabrous; current year branchlets not lenticellate, longitudinally finely striate. Terminal buds long conical, ca. 5 × 2 mm, white sericeous-pubescent outside. Leaves alternate or subopposite; petiole 6-10 mm, concave-convex, glabrous; leaf blade glaucous and opaque abaxially, yellow-green and shiny adaxially, elliptic, 5-9 × 2-4 cm, leathery, white sericeous abaxially, glabrous adaxially, pinninerved, midrib elevated on both surfaces but conspicuously so abaxially, lateral veins 5-8 pairs, subconspicuous on both surfaces, axils of lateral veins not dome-shaped abaxially, transverse veins and veinlets inconspicuous on both surfaces, base broadly cuneate to subrounded, apex acute to shortly acuminate. Flowers unknown. Infructescence paniculate, subterminal or axillary, 2-3 cm; peduncle short, ca. 2 mm, peduncle and rachis sparsely sericeous-villous. Fruit dark brown, globose, 1-1.5 cm in diam., glabrous; perianth cup in fruit dilated, crateriform, up to 1.3 cm in diam. at apex; fruit stalk 5-8 mm, sparsely sericeous-villous. Fr. May.

● Mountain slopes. SE Yunnan.


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