All Floras      Advanced Search
Login | eFloras Home | Help
Dinghushan | Family List | Ulmaceae | Gironniera

Gironniera subaequalis Planch.

白颜树

Description from Flora of China

Gironniera chinensis Bentham; G. nervosa Planchon var. subaequalis (Planchon) Kurz.

Trees, 10-20(-30) m tall, d.b.h. 25-50(-100) cm, dioecious. Bark gray to dark gray, smooth. Branchlets yellowish green or brown, covered with hirsute hairs. Stipules opposite, lanceolate, 1-2.7 cm, abaxially strigose. Petiole 4-12 mm, strigose; leaf blade elliptic to elliptic-oblong, 10-25 × 4.5-10 cm, leathery, abaxially green, scabridulous, and with appressed hairs on major veins, adaxially pale green and glabrous, base ± symmetric, margin bluntly serrate or subentire, apex shortly caudate-acuminate; secondary veins 8-12 on each side of midvein. Rachis sparsely strigose. Male inflorescences highly branched. Female inflorescences racemose. Male flowers: ca. 2 mm in diam., tepals and anthers strigose. Infructescences with 1-5 drupes. Drupes subsessile or short-stalked, broadly ovoid to broadly ellipsoid, 4-8 mm in diam., laterally compressed; perianth and style persistent; endocarp reddish orange when mature, with 2 obtuse ribs. Fl. Feb-Apr, fr. most of the year.

The wood is used for furniture and other purposes, the bark fiber is used for manufacturing staple rayon, and the leaves are used medicinally.

Valleys, beside streams; 100-800 m. Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Yunnan [Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam].

生活型: 乔木

栽培植物: 野生

特征: 乔木;托叶大,叶粗糙,果熟时橙黄色

花期: 3

果期: 冬春

生境: 生于自然林中

用途: 木材易传音,宜作乐器,但不易加工;叶治寒湿

门中名: 种子植物门

亚门中名: 被子植物亚门

纲中名: 双子叶植物纲


 

Related Objects  

Flora of China  
  • Illustration
  • Illustration

     |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |