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Endiandra dolichocarpa S. Lee et Y. T. Wei


Description from Flora of China

Trees. Bark gray. Branchlets brown, terete but ± angled and striate, glabrous, warty; young branchlets glabrous or subglabrous. Leaves alternate; petiole robust, up to 2 cm, concave-convex, glabrous; leaf blade greenish and opaque abaxially, green and shiny adaxially, oblong, 13-25 × (4-)5-7.5 cm, leathery, glabrous and densely finely glandular-spotted on both surfaces, midrib elevated on both surfaces, especially abaxially, lateral veins 6-8 pairs, elevated abaxially, conspicuous adaxially, veins and veinlets reticulate and foveolate, base cuneate or broadly cuneate, rarely subrounded, always asymmetric on sides, apex abruptly shortly acuminate, acumen obtuse. Flowers unknown. Fruit cylindric when dry, up to 8 × 2.3 cm, black-brown when mature, glabrous, obtuse on both ends; rachis of infructescence robust, up to 2.5 mm in diam.; fruit stalk glabrous, up to 5 mm in diam. at apex. Fr. Aug-Sep.

● Forests; ca. 500 m. W Guangxi (Tianyang), SE Yunnan (Jinping).


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