Psychotria asiatica

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CONIF
BLD
BLE
SCL
LEG
ZONPALM
ARBFERN
D-HERB
M-HERB
AZONAL WOODY
AZONAL NON-WOODY
AQUATIC
PROBLEMATIC TAXA
CONIF
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BLD
0.00
BLE
1.00
SCL
0.00
LEG
0.00
ZONPALM
0.00
ARBFERN
0.00
D-HERB
0.00
M-HERB
0.00
AZONAL WOODY
0.00
AZONAL NON-WOODY
0.00
AQUATIC
0.00
PROBLEMATIC TAXA
0.00
CONIF
0.00
BLD
0.00
BLE
1.00
SCL
0.00
LEG
0.00
ZONPALM
0.00
ARBFERN
0.00
D-HERB
0.00
M-HERB
0.00
AZONAL WOODY
0.00
AZONAL NON-WOODY
0.00
AQUATIC
0.00
PROBLEMATIC TAXA
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Comments

Vasilis Teodoridis:
15. Psychotria asiatica L.; Syst. Nat. ed. 10;2: 929 [&906; 1364]. 1759.

?? jiu jie

Antherura rubra Lour.; P. elliptica Ker-Gawl; P. reevesii Wall.; P. esquirolii Levl.; Psychotria rubra var. pilosa (Pitard) W. C. Chen syn. nov.; P. reevesii Wall. var. pilosa Pitard.

Shrubs or small tree; 0.5-5 m tall. Leaves opposite; papery or coriaceous; oblong; elliptic oblong or lanceolate oblong; rarely oblong ovate; sometimes slightly oblique; 5-23.5 x 2-9 cm; apex acuminate; abruptly acuminate; or acute and often obtuse; base cuneate; entire; slightly shiny when fresh; dark red or brownish red below and pale green when dry; midribs and lateral nerves impressed above; prominent below; often with hairs fascicled in axils of nerves (often with domatia in axils); lateral nerves 5-15 pairs; ascending in an arc; inconspicuously confluent n ear margin; petioles 0.7-5 cm long; glabrous or very rarely pubescent; stipules membranous; in short sheath; apex unsplited; 6-8 x 6-9 mm; caducous. Cymes usually terminal; glabrous or rarely pubescent; many-flowered; peduncles usually very short; trichotomous near the base; often in corymbose or paniculiform; 2-10 x 3-5 cm; pedicles 1-2.5 mm long; calyx tubes cupuliform; ca. 2 x 2.5 mm; limbs expanded; subtruncate or inconspicuously 5-toothed; corolla white; lobes 2-3 x ca. 2 mm; throat white villose; lobes subtriangular; 2-2.5 x ca. 1.5 mm; reflexed at anthesis; stamens alternate to corolla lobes; anthers oblong; exserted; filaments 1-2 mm long; stigma 2-lobed; exserted or included. Drupes globose or broadly ellipsoid; 5-8 mm long; 4-7 mm in diameter; longitudinally ribbed; red; podogyne 1.5-10 mm long; pyrenes convex and longitudinally ribbed on dorsal side; flattened and smooth on ventral side. Fl. and fr. year round.

Thickets or forests in ravines; on hillslopes or at village edges; 20-1500 m. Zhejiang; Fujian; Tainwan; Hunan; Guangdong; Hongkong; Hainan; Guangxi; Guizhou; Yunnan [Japan; Vietnam; Laos; Cambodia; Malaysia; India].

This species was treated as Psychotra rubra (Lour.) Poir. in FPRC.

Vasilis Teodoridis:
Psychotria asiatica L.; Syst. Nat. ed. 10;2: 929 [&906; 1364]. 1759.

?? jiu jie

Antherura rubra Lour.; P. elliptica Ker-Gawl; P. reevesii Wall.; P. esquirolii Levl.; Psychotria rubra var. pilosa (Pitard) W. C. Chen syn. nov.; P. reevesii Wall. var. pilosa Pitard.

Shrubs or small tree; 0.5-5 m tall. Leaves opposite; papery or coriaceous; oblong; elliptic oblong or lanceolate oblong; rarely oblong ovate; sometimes slightly oblique; 5-23.5 x 2-9 cm; apex acuminate; abruptly acuminate; or acute and often obtuse; base cuneate; entire; slightly shiny when fresh; dark red or brownish red below and pale green when dry; midribs and lateral nerves impressed above; prominent below; often with hairs fascicled in axils of nerves (often with domatia in axils); lateral nerves 5-15 pairs; ascending in an arc; inconspicuously confluent n ear margin; petioles 0.7-5 cm long; glabrous or very rarely pubescent; stipules membranous; in short sheath; apex unsplited; 6-8 x 6-9 mm; caducous. Cymes usually terminal; glabrous or rarely pubescent; many-flowered; peduncles usually very short; trichotomous near the base; often in corymbose or paniculiform; 2-10 x 3-5 cm; pedicles 1-2.5 mm long; calyx tubes cupuliform; ca. 2 x 2.5 mm; limbs expanded; subtruncate or inconspicuously 5-toothed; corolla white; lobes 2-3 x ca. 2 mm; throat white villose; lobes subtriangular; 2-2.5 x ca. 1.5 mm; reflexed at anthesis; stamens alternate to corolla lobes; anthers oblong; exserted; filaments 1-2 mm long; stigma 2-lobed; exserted or included. Drupes globose or broadly ellipsoid; 5-8 mm long; 4-7 mm in diameter; longitudinally ribbed; red; podogyne 1.5-10 mm long; pyrenes convex and longitudinally ribbed on dorsal side; flattened and smooth on ventral side. Fl. and fr. year round.

Thickets or forests in ravines; on hillslopes or at village edges; 20-1500 m. Zhejiang; Fujian; Tainwan; Hunan; Guangdong; Hongkong; Hainan; Guangxi; Guizhou; Yunnan [Japan; Vietnam; Laos; Cambodia; Malaysia; India].

This species was treated as Psychotra rubra (Lour.) Poir. in FPRC.