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Vitex yunnanensis

Description from Flora of China

Shrubs or small trees, 1-5 m tall. Branchlets and peduncles densely minutely tomentose when young, subglabrescent. Leaves 3- or 5-foliolate; petiole 1-6 cm, yellow-brown minutely tomentose; petiolules 2-4 mm; leaflets elliptic-oblong, ovate-oblong, or ovate, abaxially greenish to yellowish green and yellow glandular pilose on veins, adaxially green and sparsely yellow glandular pubescent on veins, base broadly cuneate to subrounded, margin subentire and usually ciliate, apex acuminate, acute, or obtuse; central leaflet 2.5-5.5 cm. Cymes 3-7-flowered; peduncle shorter than petioles. Calyx campanulate, ca. 3 mm, minutely 5-dentate, teeth broadly triangular, outside pilose and glandular. Corolla white flushed with pink or blue, to 1.7 cm; tube ventricose, outside puberulent and glandular, villous at insertion of filaments. Stamens slightly exserted. Ovary and style glabrous. Fruit globose, ca. 1 cm in diam. Fl. and fr. May-Nov.

* Mixed forests on mountain slopes; 1800-3500 m. Sichuan, Yunnan.


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