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Distylium dunnianum Levl.


Description from Flora of China

Distylium lanceolatum Chun ex Cheng; Myrica rapaneoidea H. Léveillé; M. seguinii H. Léveillé.

Shrubs or small trees, 2–6 m tall; young branches slightly angular, brown stellately tomentose, older growth drying gray-brown, glabrescent. Petiole 5–8 mm, stellately tomentose; leaf blade narrowly lanceolate, 6–10 × 1.2–2.2 cm, both surfaces glabrous or abaxially with tufts of hairs in axils of main veins, base rounded or broadly cuneate, margin entire, apex acute; lateral veins 6–9 on each side, reticulate veins somewhat conspicuous abaxially. Infructescences axillary, 3–5 cm. Flowers not seen. Capsules 1–1.2 cm in diam., dehiscing by 4 valves; persistent styles very short. Seeds 4–5 mm. Fr. Aug.

Slopes and forests; 1200--1400 m. Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, SE Yunnan (Funing Xian).


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