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Cerasus pogonostyla (Maxim.) Yu et Li


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs or small trees, 0.5–1.5 m tall. Branchlets gray; young branchlets green, glabrous or sparsely pilose. Winter buds ovoid, glabrous or sparsely pubescent. Stipules linear, 5–6 mm, margin glandular serrate. Petiole 2–4 mm, sparsely pubescent; leaf blade obovate-elliptic to elliptic-lanceolate, 2.5–4.5 × 1–2 cm, abaxially pale green and pilose or only pilose along veins, adaxially dark green and subglabrous, base cuneate to broadly cuneate, margin obtusely rarely acutely biserrate and teeth with a minute apical gland, apex shortly acuminate, rounded, or long caudate. Flowers solitary or 2 in a fascicle, opening at same time as leaves. Pedicel 8–10 mm, sparsely pubescent. Hypanthium turbinate, 2.5–3 × 2.5–3 mm, outside subglabrous or basally pubescent. Sepals long ovate to triangular ovate, 4–5 mm, slightly longer than hypanthium, margin glandular serrate, apex acute. Petals pink, obovate to elliptic. Stamens 25–30. Style longer than stamens, basally pilose. Drupe ellipsoid to subglobose, 8–10 × 4–5 mm; endocarp smooth. Fl. Mar, fr. Apr.–May.

Forests on mountain slopes, sunny places in ravines; 200--500 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Hunan, Jiangxi, Taiwan, Zhejiang.


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