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Aspidistra yingjiangensis

Accepted name Aspidistra yingjiangensis L. J. Peng. Acta Bot. Yunnanica, 11(2): 173, fig. 1. (1989).
Synonyms China (W Yunnan)
Distribution  
Description Rhizome: creeping, terete, diameter 4 - 6 mm.

Leaves: 3-tufted to ca. 90 cm; cataphylls undescribed; petiole 11 - 13 cm; lamina green with pale yellow spots, narrowly oblanceolate, 50 - 80 cm long x 2 - 4.5 cm wide.

Peduncle: 1 - 1.5 cm long with 2 or 3 bracts; flowers solitary [or paired? presumably this means peduncles are paired].

Perianth [Perigone]: campanulate, colour undescribed; tube 7 - 10 mm long x 7 - 10 mm diameter; lobes 6 oblong-ovate, 7 - 10 mm long x 3 - 5 mm wide, adaxially with 4 fleshy, papillose/verrucose keels.

Stamens: 6, inserted at base of perianth tube, subsessile; anthers broadly elliptic, ca. 4 mm.

Pistil: table-shaped: 4 - 5 mm long, style cylindrical, stigma purple, peltate, orbicular, 5 - 7 mm in diameter, 3 lobed, the lobes emarginate giving 6 marginal lobes; ovary conoid.

Fruit: berry purple-red, globose, 5 - 7 mm in diameter.

Phenology: flowers October.

2n = 36

based on FoC

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