Alangium chinense (Lour.) Harms
Alangium begoniaefolium Baill. - Marlea begoniaefolia Roxb. - Stydilium chinense Lour.
Alangiaceae
Alangium chinense (41299 octets)
Small deciduous tree. Leaves alternate, asymmetrical, ovate, entire or with shallowed pointed lobes, 8-25 cm long, 4.5-16 cm wide, dark green, glabrous or with scatered hairs above, lighter beneath with axillary tufts of hairs along nerves. Apex pointed, base oblique and truncate. Petiole reddish. Flowers in axillary cymes, slightly fragant, about 2 cm long, in July-August. 6-7 white petals, reflexed and sometimes cohered. Conspicuous orange anthers. Fruit ovoid, black.

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Cultivated: France

Author: Frédéric Tournay

Ethnobotanical aspects of Alangium chinense by Plants for a future database

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