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Clerodendrum kwangtungense Hand.-Mazz.


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs 2-3 m tall. Branchlets yellowish brown, pubescent. Petiole 1-4(-7) cm, slightly pubescent; leaf blade oblong to ovate, 6-18 X 2-7 cm, membranous, both surfaces glabrous except for pubescent veins, base broadly cuneate to subrounded, margin entire, irregularly serrate, or slightly undulate, apex acuminate to caudate, veins 4-6 pairs. Inflorescences erect, lax corymbose cymes, 7-12 X 8-15 cm, densely pubescent; bracts lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, 0.8-1.2 cm; bractlets linear to lanceolate. Calyx 6-7 mm, tube as long as lobes, deeply 5-lobed, lobes lanceolate to triangular, outside sparsely puberulent. Corolla white, 2-3 cm, tube slender; lobes oblong, 4-5 mm. Stamens and style exserted. Fruiting calyx red, inflated. Drupes globose, 5-6 cm in diam. Fl. and fr. Aug-Nov.


* Forests, forest edges; 600-1300 m. N Guangdong, NE Guangxi, NE Guizhou, Hunan, Yunnan


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