Ixonanthes chinensis

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CONIF
BLD
BLE
SCL
LEG
ZONPALM
ARBFERN
D-HERB
M-HERB
AZONAL WOODY
AZONAL NON-WOODY
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CONIF
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BLD
0.00
BLE
0.50
SCL
0.00
LEG
0.00
ZONPALM
0.00
ARBFERN
0.00
D-HERB
0.00
M-HERB
0.00
AZONAL WOODY
0.50
AZONAL NON-WOODY
0.00
AQUATIC
0.00
PROBLEMATIC TAXA
0.00

Comments

Vasilis Teodoridis:
Erythroxylaceae | Ixonanthes

1. Ixonanthes reticulata Jack; Malayan Misc. 2(7): 51. 1822.

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Emmenanthus chinensis Hooker & Arnott; Ixonanthes chinensis (Hooker & Arnott) Champion; I. cochinchinensis Pierre.

Trees to 30 m tall; buttressed at base. Stipules to 1 mm. Petiole 1-3 cm; leaf blade elliptic; elliptic-oblong; or slightly obovate; 4-16 x 2-10 cm; papery to leathery; secondary veins 5-17 on each side of midvein; base narrowly cuneate; margin entire; apex slightly obtuse. Inflorescences lax; peduncle (3.5-)5-8(-16) cm; bracts ca. 1 mm. Flowers 2-7 mm in diam. Pedicel 5-8 mm. Sepals ovate to ovate-oblong; 4-5 x 3-4 mm. Petals white; ovate-elliptic to broadly ovate; 4-5.5 x 3-4 mm. Stamens 10; filament ultimately up to 2 cm. Disk ca. 1 cm in diam. Ovary globose; ca. 3 x 2 mm; glabrous; styles to 2 cm. Capsule long ellipsoid; 2-3.5 x 1-1.7 cm; with persistent enlarged sepals and petals. Seeds oblong; 1.8-2 x 0.4-0.9 cm; wing 1-1.5 cm; membranous. Fl. Aug-Jun; fr. Jun-Oct.

Dense or sparse forests; mountain valleys; hills; riversides; trailsides; sandy areas; near sea level to 1000 m. Fujian; Guangdong; Guang-xi; Guizhou; Hainan; Hunan; Yunnan [NE India; Indonesia; Malaysia; Myanmar; New Guinea; Philippines; Thailand; Vietnam].