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Clerodendrum lindleyi Decne. ex Planch.


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs 0.5-3 m tall. Branchlets pubescent, nearly 4-angled when young, becoming subterete. Petiole 2-11 cm, pubescent; leaf blade broadly ovate to cordate, 6.5-12.5(-22) 5.5-10(-20) cm, papery, pubescent especially abaxially, with several peltate glands at base, base truncate to cordate, margin irregularly undulate, apex acuminate. Inflorescences terminal, dense, capitate corymbose cymes; peduncle pubescent; bracts lanceolate, 2.5-4 cm, puberulent, with several peltate glands. Calyx 1-1.5 cm, deeply 5-lobed, densely puberulent, with several peltate glands; lobes linear-lanceolate, 4-10 mm. Corolla pinkish to purple, tube 2-3 cm; lobes obovate, 5-7 mm. Stamens exserted. Style exceeding stamens. Drupes enclosed in purple, inflated, persistent calyx, blue-black, subglobose, 5-6 mm in diam. Fl. and fr. Jun-Nov.


* Mixed forests on mountain slopes and along roadsides; 1200-2800 m. Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang


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