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Croton lachnocarpus Benth.


Description from Flora of China

Croton kwangsiensis Croizat; C. lachnocarpus var. kwangsiensis (Croizat) H. S. Kiu; Mallotus yifungensis Hu & Chen.

Shrubs 1-3 m tall; indumentum densely stellate-pubescent, older branches subglabrous. Petiole (1-)2-4(-6) cm, densely stellate-pubescent, apex or base of leaf blade with 2 stalked and cupular glands; leaf blade oblong-elliptic to elliptic-ovate, rarely oblong-lanceolate, 4-10(-13) × 1.5-4(-5) cm, papery, glabrescent or only along nerves with stellate pubescence, slightly rugged adaxially, densely stellate-pubescent abaxially, base rounded to shallowly cordate, margin obscurely serrulate, usually with stalked and cupular glands, apex obtuse or acute to acuminate; basal veins 3, lateral veins 4-6. Inflorescences 1-3, terminal, 6-15 cm; bracts subulate, ca. 1 mm. Male flowers: sepals ovate-triangular, stellate-pubescent; petals oblong; stamens 10-12. Female flowers: sepals lanceolate, 2-4 mm, stellate-pubescent; ovary yellow tomentose; styles linear, 4-6 mm, bifid. Capsules slightly oblate, 6-12 mm in diam., hairy. Seeds ellipsoidal, dark brown, smooth. Fl. Apr-May, fr. Jun-Sep.

Sparsely forested slopes, thickets; 100-900 m. Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, S Hunan, Jiangxi [Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam].

生活型: 灌木

栽培植物: 野生

特征: 灌木;叶基部有2枚腺体,果有毛

花期: 5

生境: 生于林中、灌丛、山坡、路旁

用途: 根、叶药用(有小毒),有驱风散察、散瘀活血之效,治风寒湿痹、跌打损伤、蛇伤、产后风瘫

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: 小叶双眼龙


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