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Machilus longipes H. T. Chang


Description from Flora of China

Persea pedicellata Kostermans.

Shrubs, ca. 2 m tall. Young branchlets puberulent to glabrate. Petiole 6-10 mm; leaf blade abaxially slightly grayish white, oblong or narrowly elliptic, 10-15 × 2.5-4.8 cm, papery or thinly leathery, glabrous on both surfaces, lateral veins 7-9 pairs, visible on both surfaces, veinlets inconspicuous abaxially, somewhat conspicuous adaxially. Panicles on lower part of 1-year-old branchlet, 7-11 cm, hairy, branched at upper part of peduncle; peduncle 5-7 cm. Pedicel 8-12 mm. Flowers yellowish. Perianth lobes lanceolate, 4-5 mm, pubescent on both surfaces. Stamens shorter than perianth; glands of 3rd series stipitate. Staminodes triangular. Ovary ovoid; style shorter than stamens. Fruit unknown. Fl. Mar.

● Guangdong (Dongguan).


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