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5. Morus liboensis S. S. Chang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 22: 66. 1984.

荔波桑 li bo sang

Description from Flora of China

Trees 6-15 m tall, d.b.h. 16-20 cm. Branches gray-brown, cylindric. Winter buds ovoid, ca. 3 mm, sparsely pubescent. Stipules pubescent. Petiole 2-3 cm, sparsely pubescent; leaf blade elliptic to narrowly elliptic, 6-12 × 4-8 cm, papery, abaxially whitish green and basally sparsely white pubescent, adaxially dark green, densely white pubescent, and with pointed cystoliths, base cordate to rounded, margin crenate on apical 1/3, apex acute to shortly acuminate with a 7-10 mm acumen; midvein abaxially prominent and adaxially impressed, basal lateral veins extending to 2/3 of leaf blade length, secondary veins 3 or 4 on each side of midvein. Peduncle ca. 1 cm, pubescent. Female flowers: calyx lobes broadly ovate, margin pubescent; stigma 2-branched, abaxially papillose. Syncarp red when mature, cylindric, 2.5-3.7 cm × 4-5 mm; achenes dense.

* Limestone areas; ca. 700 m. Guizhou (Libo).


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