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Premna henryana (Hand.-Mazz.) C. Y. Wu


Description from Flora of China

Premna steppicola Handel-Mazzetti var. henryana Handel-Mazzetti, Symb. Sin. 7: 902. 1936.

Shrubs. Branchlets dark brown, robust, short, striate, with white lenticels, dusty yellow puberulent when young, glabrescent. Petiole 1-1.5 cm, pilose; leaf blade ovate to broadly ovate, 4-7 X 2-4.5 cm, papery, abaxially gray puberulent and deep red glandular, adaxially puberulent and orange glandular, base rounded to subcordate, margin crenate to basally subentire, apex acute to acuminate; veins 3 or 4 pairs, adaxially slightly elevated. Inflorescences ca. 1.5 cm across, pilose. Calyx 5-dentate, teeth triangular-lanceolate, pilose, deep red glandular. Corolla ca. 6 mm, 2-lipped, outside puberulent, deep red glandular, white villous in throat. Ovary basally pilose, glandular.


* Mixed forests; 1300-1500 m. SW Sichuan, NW Yunnan


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