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Schefflera marlipoensis Tseng & Hoo


Description from Flora of China

Trees, to ca. 8 m tall, probably hermaphroditic. Petiole 14-26 cm; petiolules unequal, 0.5-8 cm; leaflets 6 or 7, oblong or oblong-elliptic, 12-24 × 4-10.5 cm, papery, abaxially minutely ferruginous stellate, adaxially sparsely ferruginous to glabrous, secondary veins 8-11 pairs, raised abaxially, tertiary veins inconspicuous, base broadly cuneate, margin entire, minutely revolute, apex shortly acuminate. Inflorescence a terminal panicle of umbels, ferruginous pubescent; primary axis ca. 27 cm, secondary axes to 15 cm; pedicels 5-6 mm. Calyx ca. 4 mm, glabrous. Ovary 5- or 6-carpellate; styles united into a column, ca. 1.5 mm at anthesis. Fruit unknown. Fl. Feb.

● Forests; ca. 1000 m. SE Yunnan.


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