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Cinnamomum validinerve Hance


Description from Flora of China

Trees. Branchlets angled, blackish when dry, glabrous or finely pubescent toward apex. Petiole up to 1.3 cm; leaf blade reddish and glaucous abaxially, shiny adaxially, elliptic, 4-9.5 × 2-3.5 cm, thickly leathery, triplinerved, midrib and lateral veins very elevated abaxially, slightly impressed adaxially, lateral veins evanescent toward leaf apex, transverse veins entirely inconspicuous abaxially, almost inconspicuous adaxially, base cuneate, apex abruptly shortly acuminate, acumen short and obtuse. Panicle laxly flowered, trichotomous, as long as leaf, branched; branches divaricate, apex of branch bearing a 3-flowered cyme. Pedicel very short. Perianth finely gray sericeous; perianth lobes ovate, slightly obtuse. Fruit unknown. Fl. Jul.

● Forests. Guangdong, Guangxi.


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