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Allophylus cobbe var. velutinus Corner


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs, 1.5-3 m tall. Branchlets grayish brown, terete, with small orbicular lenticels, ± hairy when young. Leaves trifoliate; petioles 5-11 cm, pilosulose; leaflets with petiolules 3-12 mm; blades thinly papery, both surfaces pubescent on veins, abaxially ciliate at vein axils, margin sparsely serrulate, apex acuminate or caudate-acuminate; terminal blade elliptic or elliptic-lanceolate, 9-20 × 4-6.5 cm; lateral ones smaller, obliquely ovate or obliquely ovate-lanceolate. Inflorescences axillary, unbranched, usually ca. as long as leaves, shortly tomentose. Flowers white, small. Sepals suborbicular, 1-1.5 mm in diam. Petals spoon-shaped, ca. 1 mm; scales 2, villous. Disk pilose. Filaments hairy at base. Fruit red, subglobose, 5-7 mm in diam. Fl. Jun-Sep, fr. Dec.

Dense forests; 300-1200 m. Yunnan (Mengla) [India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam].


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