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Symplocos modesta Brand


Description from Flora of China

Symplocos eriostroma Hayata.

Shrubs. Branchlets glabrous. Petiole 1.5--4 mm; leaf blade ovate-elliptic to ovate, 2--8 X 1.2--3 cm, membranous to papery, glabrous, base cuneate to subrounded, margin serrulate, apex caudate-acuminate, lateral veins 5 or 6 pairs and adaxially prominent. Racemes 3.5--4 cm, 3--7-flowered, glabrous or sparsely pubescent; bracts early deciduous, 1--1.5 mm, glabrous; bractlets early deciduous, triangular to semi-elliptic, 0.5--1 mm, glabrous or pilose, margin ciliate. Pedicel 3--15 mm. Ovary 1.2--2 mm, glabrous. Calyx glabrous; lobes semi-elliptic, ca. 1 mm, abaxially minutely glandular punctate, margin ciliate. Corolla 4--6 mm. Stamens 25--35. Disc annular to shallow cupular, glabrous. Drupes ovoid-ampulliform, ca. 12 X 4--5 mm. Fl. and fr. Nov.

* Mixed forests; ca. 1000 m. Taiwan.


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