Taxillus chinensis

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Taxillus chinensis


Leaves opposite; lamina elliptic to ovate, 2-4.5 by 1.5-3 cm, thin, cuneate at the base to a petiole 4-7 mm long, obtuse or rounded at the apex, dull on both sides or glossy above; venation pinnate with the midrib and major laterals visible above and prominent below. Inflorescences at the nodes, a 2-flowered umbel; peduncle (0.5-) 1-6 mm long; pedicels 4-7 mm long; bract ovate, acute, 0.5-1 mm long. Fruit 6-8 mm long, narrowly ellipsoid, warty, crowned by a collar c. 1 mm long.


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present), Burma to China and Vietnam present, northern Philippines present
Burma to China and Vietnam; Malesia: Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, northern Philippines.


For discussion of status of Taxillus estipitatus, see. For discussion of conspecificity of Loranthus sakoembangensis, see