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Machilus phoenicis Dunn

硬叶楠

Description from Flora of China

Machilus levinei Merrill; Persea phoenicis (Dunn) Kostermans; P. levinei (Merrill) Kostermans.

Medium-sized trees, ca. 5 m tall, glabrous throughout. Bark brown. Branchlets purple-brown, stout. Bud scales glabrous outside, sericeous inside. Petiole thick, 1.3-3.6 cm; leaf blade elliptic or oblong to narrowly oblong, 9.5-18(-21) × 2.5-5.5 cm, thickly leathery, midrib abaxially strongly conspicuously elevated, adaxially slightly concave, lateral veins 8-12(-15) pairs, veinlets slender, inconspicuous on both surfaces, base obtuse to subrounded, apex acuminate, acumen obtuse. Panicles numerous, arising from apex of branchlet, 5-8 cm, branched at upper part of peduncle; peduncle reddish brown. Perianth lobes subequal, oblong or narrowly oblong, 6-10 × ca. 3 mm, green when alive, glabrous outside, puberulent at apex inside, apex obtuse. Stamens glabrous, those of 3rd series with sessile glands at base. Ovary glabrous. Fruit globose, ca. 9 mm in diam.; persistent perianth lobes thinly leathery; fruiting pedicel enlarged.

● Mixed forests. Fujian, Guangdong, Hunan (Manshan), Jiangxi, S Zhejiang.

生活型: 乔木, 灌木

栽培植物: 野生

特征: 灌木或小乔木;叶矩圆形,厚革质而硬,背面灰白色,

花期: 2--4

果期: 5

生境: 生于自然林中

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

中文别名: 孔雀润楠、凤凰楠


 

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