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Schefflera multinervia Li


Description from Flora of China

Agalma multinervium (H. L. Li) Hutchinson.

Trees, to 8 m tall, probably andromonoecious. Petiole 8-22 cm; petiolules 2-5 cm; leaflets 5, narrowly obovate to narrowly elliptic, 15-30 × 2-5 cm, papery to subleathery, both surfaces glabrous, secondary veins 16-30 pairs, conspicuous on both surfaces, base cuneate to acute, margin entire, apex acuminate. Inflorescence a terminal panicle of racemes, ferruginous or sparsely stellate pubescent, sometimes glabrescent; primary axis to 25 cm or more; secondary axes ca. 20 cm, ferruginous. Calyx sparsely stellate to glabrous, inconspicuously 5-toothed. Ovary 5-carpellate; styles united into a column. Fruit unknown. Fl. Sep.

This species closely resembles Schefflera hoi and may prove to be the same taxon.

● Forests; ca. 3200 m. Yunnan.


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