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Symplocos pilosa Rehd.


Description from Flora of China

Trees to 3 m tall. Young branchlets, petioles, leaf blades abaxially, and inflorescence axes spreading long brown pilose. Old branchlets dark brown. Petiole 5--8 mm; leaf blade narrowly elliptic, elliptic, or narrowly ovate, 7--15 X 2.5--5 cm, submembranous to thinly papery, base cuneate to subcordate, margin sharply dentate, apex long acuminate, lateral veins 7--12 pairs. Racemes from axils of leaves or from wood beneath them, 1.5--4 cm, with some branches from base; bracts oblong, 2--5 cm, long pilose, margin ciliate; bractlets persistent, narrowly ovate, ca. 2 mm, long pilose. Ovary ca. 1 mm, long pilose. Calyx glabrous or sparsely long pilose; lobes oblong, 1--1.5 mm. Corolla 4--6 mm. Stamens 40--70. Disc inconspicuous, glabrous. Drupes cylindrical. Fl. May.

* Mixed forests; 1500--2600 m. S Yunnan.


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