|Alangium chinense (Lour.) Harms|
|Alangium begoniaefolium Baill. - Marlea begoniaefolia Roxb. - Stydilium chinense Lour.|
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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Author: Frédéric Tournay
Ethnobotanical aspects of Alangium chinense by Plants for a future database
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