锦花九管血 Ardisia violacea

  • Scientific Name: Ardisia violacea (T.Suzuki) W.Z.Fang & K.Yao
  • Ref: Acta Phytotax. Sin. 17(4):99. 1979
  • Synonyms: Bladhia violacea T.Suzuki, Ardisia brevicaulis var. violacea (T. Suzuki) E. Walker
  • Chinese Common Name: 锦花九管血 jǐnhuā jiǔguǎnxuè, 堇叶紫金牛 jǐnyè zǐjīnniú, 裡堇紫金牛
  • Japanese Common Name: コビトマンリョウ [小人万両] kobitomanryō
  • Family: Primulaceae
  • Genus: Ardisia
  • Type:Bladhia violacea T.Suzuki, Trans. Nat. Hist. Soc. Formosa 25: 41 (1935). Taiwan,Taipei,Tyakon-Rimogan,1934-09-04,T.Suzuki(铃木时夫)11697(Holotype:?)
  • Distribution: Dense broad-leaved forests, valleys, rock crevices, damp places; 700-1100 m. Taiwan
  • Photo: Hangzhou, Zhejiang
Subshrubs, with long creeping rhizomes. Stems 10-30 cm, minutely puberulent. Petiole 2-3 mm, ± minutely puberulent or brown scaly, canaliculate; leaf blade ovate- or oblong-lanceolate, rarely lanceolate, 2-6.5 × 0.6-1.9 cm, papery, glabrous, minutely punctate abaxially, base rounded or subcordate, margin irregularly serrate, reflexed, apex acute or obtuse; lateral veins slightly raised adaxially, 3-5(-8) on each side of and at right angles to midrib, marginal vein evident. Infructescences axillary or subapical, umbellate, simple, minutely and densely puberulent or brown scaly; peduncle 0.8-1.5 cm. Flowers unknown. Pedicel 3-4 mm. Fruit red, globose, ca. 6 mm in diam., not punctate, glabrous, 2 or 3 per infructescence. Fr. Mar. (Flora of China)

Hangzhou, Zhejiang


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