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Schefflera insignis C. N. Ho


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs, probably hermaphroditic. Petiole 20-40 cm; petiolules 4-8 cm; leaflets 6-9, oblong-elliptic or elliptic to weakly ovate, 11-15 × 5-9 cm, subleathery, both surfaces glabrous, secondary veins 7-9 pairs, adaxially conspicuous, base obtuse to subrounded, margin entire, minutely revolute, apex abruptly acute. Inflorescence a terminal panicle of umbels, sparsely stellate pubescent or glabrous; primary axis to ca. 30 cm, secondary axes to 11 cm; pedicels 5-8 mm. Calyx ca. 2 mm, sparsely stellate pubescent. Ovary 5-carpellate; styles united into a column, ca. 2 mm; stigmas 5, distinct, capitate. Fl. Oct-Nov.

● Stream banks in forests. Guangdong (Yangchun).


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