Pterostyrax psilophyllus

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Pterostyrax psilophyllus
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Styracaceae
Genus: Pterostyrax
Species: P. psilophyllus
Binomial name
Pterostyrax psilophyllus
Diels ex Perkins

Pterostyrax psilophyllus is a species of flowering plant in the family Styracaceae. It is endemic to central China. It is threatened by habitat loss.[2][1]

It is a deciduous small tree growing to 15 m (50 ft) tall, with a trunk up to 45 cm (18 in) diameter. The leaves are alternate, simple, 4–15 cm (2–6 in) long and 5–9 cm (2–4 in) broad, oblong-elliptic, densely hairy on the underside, and with a coarsely serrated margin and a 1–2 cm (0.4–0.8 in) petiole. The flowers are white, 12–14 mm (0.5–0.6 in) long, produced on panicles 10–15 cm (4–6 in) long.[2]


  1. ^ a b Sun, W. (1998). "Pterostyrax psilophyllus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 1998: e.T32446A9707562. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1998.RLTS.T32446A9707562.en. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Pterostyrax psilophyllus in Flora of China". Retrieved 2010-02-03.