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Tilia miqueliana Maxim.


Description from Flora of China

Tilia franchetiana C. K. Schneider; T. kinashii H. Léveillé & Vaniot; T. kwangtungensis Chun & H. D. Wong; T. miqueliana var. longipes P. C. Chiu.

Trees to 10(-20) m tall. Bark gray-white; branchlets yellow-brown tomentose; terminal bud ovoid, yellow-brown tomentose. Petiole terete, 3-4 cm, stellate tomentose; leaf blade ovate-orbicular, (5-)9-12 × (4-)7-9.5 cm, abaxially gray or gray-yellow stellate tomentose, adaxially glabrous, lateral veins 6-8 pairs, base cordate, rarely oblique, margin serrate, apex acute. Cymes 3-12-flowered, 6-8 cm; peduncle gray tomentose. Bracts on 2-3 mm stalk, sometimes sessile, narrowly oblanceolate, 8-12 × 1.5-2.5 cm, adnate to peduncle for 4-6 cm, both surfaces stellate puberulent, base narrowly cuneate, apex obtuse. Pedicel 8-12 mm. Sepals 5-6 mm, gray hairy. Petals slightly longer than sepals. Stamens slightly shorter than sepals; staminodes 5, smaller. Ovary hairy; style as long as petals. Fruit globose, not angled, stellate puberulent, verrucose; exocarp woody, hard, indehiscent. Fl. Jul. 2n = 164.

Anhui, Guangdong, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Zhejiang [Japan].


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