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Ehretia corylifolia C. H. Wright


Description from Flora of China

Trees ca. 12 m tall; bark black-gray; branches gray-brown, glabrous; branchlets and inflorescences densely pubescent. Leaf blade ovate or elliptic, 6-14 × 4-8 cm, abaxially soft puberulent or sparsely short pubescent, adaxially densely tomentose, base usually cordate, margin obtuse-serrate, apex acute. Cymes terminating branchlets, paniculate. Pedicel short or lacking. Calyx 2-3 mm, parted nearly to base; lobes oblong to lanceolate, pubescent. Corolla white, tubular-campanulate, fragrant, 6-9 mm; lobes oblong to rounded, 2.5-3.5 mm, shorter than tube, pubescent outside. Filaments ca. 2 mm; anthers oblong, 1.5-2 mm. Style 6-7.5 mm, pubescent, branches ca. 0.5 mm. Drupes red, yellow, or orange, 3-4 mm in diam.; endocarp ellipsoid to subglobose, ca. 7 mm, divided at maturity into 2 2-seeded pyrenes. Fl. May, fr. Jun-Jul.

* 1500-3000 m. NW, S and SW Yunnan.


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