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Premna odorata Blanco


Description from Flora of China

Premna vestita Schauer.

Trees, small. Branchlets pubescent. Petioles 3-7 cm; leaf blade oblong to ovate, 10-12(-20) X 6-7 cm, base rounded to somewhat cordate, abaxially uniformly densely softly pubescent, margin entire or crenulate, apex acute, veins 6 pairs. Inflorescences 8-20 cm wide. CalyX 2-lipped, 5-lobed. Corolla greenish white to nearly white, 4-5 mm. Fruit dark purple, globose, ca. 4 mm in diam.

Specimens of this species have not been seen by the authors. Typical material from Philippines reportedly has leaf blades ovate to broadly ovate and to 20 cm long. Thickets and forests near seashore. N and S Taiwan [Philippines]


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