长柄双花木 Disanthus cercidifolius subsp. longipes

  • Scientific Name: Disanthus cercidifolius Maxim. subsp. longipes (H.T.Chang) K.Y.Pan
  • Ref: Cathaya. 3:24. 1991
  • Synonym: Disanthus cercidifolius var. longipes H.T.Chang, Sunyatsenia 7:70. 1948
  • Chinese Common Name: 长柄双花木 chángbǐng shuānghuā∙mù
  • Family: Hamamelidaceae
  • Genus: Disanthus
  • Distribution: Mixed evergreen and deciduous broad-leaved forests; 450–1200 m. Hunan, Jiangxi, Zhejiang.
  • Photo: 11/02/2018
Shrub, to 3 m. Branchlets brown, glabrous, lenticellate. Petiole 3–5 cm; leaf blade broadly ovate-rounded, 5–10 × 5–9 cm, membranous, drying gray-white abaxially and green adaxially, glabrous, base slightly to deeply cordate, rarely truncate, margin entire, apex emarginate, rarely obtuse, acuminate. Peduncle (3–)9–22.5 mm, up to 25 mm in fruit; floral cup ca. 1 mm, abaxially brown hairy; sepals ovate, 1–1.5 mm. Petals red, linear from wider base, ca. 7 mm, each with 2 basal nectaries. Stamens much shorter than petals; anthers ovoid. Ovary glabrous; styles 1–1.5 mm. Capsules obovoid, 1.2–1.4 × 1–1.3 cm, apex subtruncate. Seeds black, shiny, irregularly ellipsoid, 4–7 × 3–4 mm. Fl. Oct–Nov, fr. Sep–Oct of following year. (Flora of China)

2018.11.02@HZBG

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