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16b. Syringa reticulata subsp. amurensis (Ruprecht) P. S. Green & M. C. Chang, Novon. 5: 329. 1995.

暴马丁香 bao ma ding xiang

Description from Flora of China

Syringa amurensis Ruprecht, Bull. Cl. Phys.-Math. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Petersbourg 15: 371. 1857; Ligustrina amurensis Ruprecht; L. amurensis var. mandshurica Maximowicz; S. reticulata var. amurensis (Ruprecht) Pringle; S. reticulata var. mandshurica (Maximowicz) H. Hara.

Trees 4-10(-15) m. Petiole stoutish, 1-2 cm; leaf blade broadly ovate, elliptic-ovate to oblong-lanceolate. Calyx 1.5-2 mm. Corolla 4-5 mm. Capsule blunt at apex. Fl. Jun-Jul, fr. Aug-Oct. 2n = 46*.

The bark, trunks, and branches are used as antiphlogistic drug and diuretic. The flowers are used in the preparation of various perfumes.

Mixed forests on slopes, grasslands, near gullies; 100-1200 m. Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Mongol [Korea, E Russia]


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