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Rhus teniana Hand.-Mazz.


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs, 1-3 m tall; branchlets minutely grayish white pubescent to almost glabrous, sparsely lenticellate. Leaf blade imparipinnately compound, 11-19 cm; rachis winged, 4-6 mm wide; leaflets sessile, ca. 15, alternate or subopposite; leaflet blade lanceolate, 2.5-6 × 0.8-1.6 cm, adaxially sparsely papillose and minutely pubescent along midrib, abaxially glaucous, yellowish brown puncticulate to sparsely papillate and strigose along midrib, base oblique, broadly cuneate or subrounded, margin entire, apex acute or retuse, lateral veins 11-14 pairs. Inflorescence ca. 3 cm; rachis and branches minutely pubescent; floral subtending bracts lanceolate. Pedicels 1-2 mm; flowers yellowish white, tomentose. Calyx sparsely pubescent at base, lobes triangular-ovate, ca. 1 mm, with ciliate margins. Petals ovate-oblong, ca. 2 mm, apex rounded, strigose along midrib abaxially. Staminodes of female flowers ca. 1 mm; disk 5-lobed; ovary white tomentose; styles 3. Drupe not seen. Fl. Apr-Jun, fr. Aug-Oct.

● Hill thickets; ca. 1900 m. N Yunnan (Dayao).


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