Pentaphylax euryoides

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Pentaphylax euryoides
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Pentaphylacaceae
Genus: Pentaphylax
Species:
P. euryoides
Binomial name
Pentaphylax euryoides
Gardner & Champion

Pentaphylax euryoides (Chinese: 五列木; pinyin: wu lie mu) is a species of flowering plant in the Pentaphylacaceae family that can in be found on Sumatra and in such countries as Malaysia, Vietnam and China. In China, it is found in such provinces as Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Yunnan, and in southern parts of Fujian, Hunan, and Jiangxi.[1]

Description[edit]

The species is 4–10 metres (13–33 ft) tall with its petioles being 1–1.5 centimetres (0.39–0.59 in) long. The leaf-blades are lanceolate, oblong, ovate and are 5–9 centimetres (2.0–3.5 in) long by 2–5 centimetres (0.79–1.97 in) wide. Pedicels are 0.5 millimetres (0.020 in) and carry triangular shaped bracteoles which are as long as the petiole. It also have five sepals that are 1.5–2.5 millimetres (0.059–0.098 in) long and orbicular. P. euryoides have five stamens which are 1 millimetre (0.039 in) and are oblong. The seeds are reddish-brown in colour and are 1.5–2 millimetres (0.059–0.079 in) long.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Pentaphylax euryoides". 12. Flora of China: 365. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Gardner & Champion (1849). "Pentaphylax euryoides". 1. Hooker’s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc.: 245. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)