Sterculia hainanensis

Site
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

Comments

Vasilis Teodoridis:
Sterculiaceae | Sterculia

24. Sterculia hainanensis Merrill & Chun; Sunyatsenia. 2: 281. 1935.

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Small trees or shrubs. Branchlets glabrous or minutely stellate puberulent when young. Petiole 1.5-2.5 cm; leaf blade oblong or linear-lanceolate; 15-23 x 2.5-6 cm; abaxially and adaxially glabrous; lateral veins 13-18 on each side of midrib;
curved and connected far from margin; base acute or obtuse; apex obtuse or nearly acuminate. Inflorescence racemose; terminal. Male flowers: calyx red; ca. 8 mm; divided nearly to base; abaxially sparsely stellate pilose; lobes oblong or oblong-elliptic; ca. 6 mm. Androgynophore curved. Anthers ca. 8 in circle. Female flowers slightly larger; ca. 10 mm. Ovary globose; style curved. Follicle red; narrowly ellipsoid; ca. 4 cm; abaxially densely velutinous; apical beak ca. 6 mm. Seeds black-brown; ellipsoid; ca. 1 cm. Fl. Jan-Apr.