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Saurauia macrotricha Kurz ex Dyer


Description from Flora of China

Small trees or shrubs, 1-5 m tall. Branchlets stout, dark reddish ferruginous pubescent, hairs setose, long. Petiole 2-3.8 cm, densely ferruginous pubescent with long setose hairs; leaf blade narrowly lanceolate, 20-28 × 3.7-6.8 cm, papery, both surfaces setose, lateral veins 17 pairs, base obtuse, margin setose-serrate, apex acuminate. Inflorescences ca. 2.5 cm, axillary, 2- or 3-fascicled, 1-3-flowered, on young branchlets; peduncles ca. 8 mm, with 2 bracts at base of branches; bracts nearly opposite, lanceolate, 2-3 mm; pedicels 8-11 mm, densely setose with long, ferruginous hairs. Flowers pink, ca. 8 mm in diam. Sepals elliptic to suborbicular, ca. 5 mm, connate at base. Petals suborbicular, connate at base. Stamens ca. 39. Ovary depressed-globose, glabrous; styles 5, connate below middle. Fruit unknown. Fl. and fr. unknown.

Mountain forests, valleys; 900-1400 m. NW and W Yunnan [India, Myanmar].


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