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1. Myrsine cicatricosa (C. Y. Wu & C. Chen) Pipoly & C. Chen, Novon. 5: 360. 1995.

多痕密花树 duo hen mi hua shu

Description from Flora of China

Rapanea cicatricosa C. Y. Wu & C. Chen in C. Chen, Fl. Yunnan. 1: 381. 1977.

Shrubs ca. 2 m tall. Branchlets angular, 2-3 mm in diam., smooth, reddish glandular granulose apically, without lenticels. Petiole marginate, 3-5 mm; leaf blade obovate, 1-2.5 cm × 7-9 mm, leathery, glabrous, punctate in areoles, base cuneate, decurrent, margin scarious, entire, apex obtuse and emarginate; midrib impressed; lateral veins and veinlets inconspicuous adaxially, raised abaxially, marginal vein evident. Bracts ovate or broadly so, ciliate. Flowers (3-)5-merous, ca. 2 mm. Pedicel 1-1.5(-2) mm, glabrous. Calyx lobes spreading, nearly free, ovate, 0.8-1 mm, glabrous, flat, margin entire, ciliate, sparsely punctate, apex acute. Corolla lobes oblong to ovate, ca. 2 mm, reflexed, glabrous except for densely glandular granulose margin, apex obtuse. Anthers puberulent at apex, inconspicuously punctate dorsally. Style short conical, obtusely angular; stigma ligulate, apiculate. Fruit globose (immature); persistent sepals united at base. Fl. Dec, fr. Aug-Sep.

* Shrubby areas, limestone hillsides; ca. 2000 m. Yunnan [Vietnam]


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