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40. Jasminum hongshuihoense Jien ex B. M. Miao, Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 61: 217. 1992.

绒毛素馨 rong mao su xin

Description from Flora of China

Jasminum tomentosum, S. Y. Bao ex P. Y. Bai (1983), not Knoblauch (1893).

Vines woody. Branchlets terete, pubescent. Leaves opposite, simple; petiole 5-10 mm, usually twisted, pubescent; leaf blade elliptic to lanceolate, rarely obovate, 4.5-19 × 2-7 cm, papery, glabrous adaxially except for sparsely pubescent midrib, pubescent then glabrescent abaxially, often tufted hairy in vein axils abaxially, base cuneate, blunt, or subcordate, apex acute to acuminate, rarely blunt; primary veins 4-10 on each side of midrib. Umbellate cymes terminal or axillary, 1-5-flowered; bracts linear, 2-5 mm. Pedicel 0.8-1.8 cm, thickened upward, glabrous or pubescent. Calyx pubescent, shedding in fruit; tube ca. 2 mm; lobes 5-8, linear, 4-5 mm. Corolla white, salverform; tube ca. 1.4 cm; lobes 6-8, lanceolate, 1-1.2 cm × ca. 3 mm. Berry blue-black, subglobose, ca. 1.7 × 1.5 cm. Fl. Apr, fr. Oct.

Very close to and possibly conspecific with Jasminum eberhardtii Gagnepain of Vietnam.

* Along streams, forest slopes; 300-1000 m. Guangxi, Guizhou, Yunnan.


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