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Clerodendrum cyrtophyllum Turcz.


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs or small trees, 1-10 m tall. Branchlets yellow-brown, pubescent. Petiole 1-8 cm; leaf blade oblong, oblong-lanceolate, elliptic, or ovate-elliptic, 6-20 X 3-9 cm, papery, glabrous or sparsely pubescent along veins, abaxially glandular, base rounded to cuneate, margin entire or rounded serrate, apex acuminate to acute, veins 6-10 pairs. Inflorescences corymbose, formed from terminal and subterminal cymes, 7-16 X 8-25 cm; bracts linear, 3-7 mm. Flowers small, fragrant. Calyx yellow-brown, cup-shaped, 3-4 mm, outside minutely tomentose and glandular, inside glabrous; lobes ca. 1 mm. Corolla white, ca. 1 cm, tube slender, sparsely puberulent, glandular; lobes ovate, ca. 5 mm. Stamens and style exserted. Ovary glabrous. Fruiting calyx red. Drupes blue-purple, obovate to globose, 5-10 mm in diam. Fl. and fr. Jun-Feb.

500-1700 m. Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Taiwan, Yunnan, Zhejiang [Korea, Malaysia, Vietnam]


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