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Machilus fukienensis H. T. Chang


Description from Flora of China

Persea fukienensis (Hung T. Chang ex S. K. Lee et al.) Kostermans.

Small trees, ca. 5 m tall. Branchlets pubescent; current year branchlets brownish tomentose. Terminal bud ferruginous tomentose. Leaves congested at apex of branchlet; petiole slender, 8-10 mm, pubescent; leaf blade elliptic to narrowly elliptic, 7-10.5 × 1.7-2.3 cm, thinly leathery, densely pubescent abaxially, puberulent becoming glabrate adaxially, midrib elevated abaxially, concave adaxially, lateral veins slender, 6-8 pairs, slightly conspicuous on both surfaces, veinlets densely reticulate, foveolate on both surfaces. Flowers unknown. Infructescences arising from lower part of 1-year-old branchlet, 7.5-11 cm, gray-white pubescent; peduncle 2.5-5 cm. Fruit 7-10 mm in diam.; persistent perianth lobes subequal, ca. 4 mm, pubescent on both surfaces; fruiting pedicel ca. 6 mm, gray-white pubescent. Fr. Jun.

● Hill slopes, thickets. Fujian.


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