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Symplocos atriolivacea Merr. et Chun ex Li


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs 3--3.5 m tall. Buds, young branchlets, petioles, and leaf blades abaxially with appressed hairs. Petiole 3--5 mm; leaf blade adaxially dark green becoming olive-green when dry, elliptic-ovate to ovate, 8--22 X 4.5--8.5 cm, papery, base cuneate to rounded, margin undulate to dentate, apex acuminate, lateral veins 7--15 pairs. Spikes or glomerules, 6--10 mm, grayish yellow pubescent; bracts broadly ovate, ca. 2 mm, appressed whitish pubescent; bractlets ca. 1.5 mm, appressed whitish pubescent. Ovary ca. 1.5 mm, pubescent. Calyx ca. 1 mm, pubescent, lobes ovate. Corolla 3--4 mm. Stamens 20--35. Disc conic, pubescent. Drupes ovoid-ampulliform, ca. 7 X 3--4 mm, pubescent, apex with persistent erect calyx lobes. Fl. and fr. Jul-Nov.

Mixed forests; 400--1600 m. Guangdong, Hainan [Vietnam].


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