Betula calcicola (W.W.Sm.) P.C.Li
  • in Fl. Reipubl. Popul. Sin.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Betula calcicola (W.W.Sm.) P.C.Li. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 19 Jun 2021'

General Information

Shrubs to 4 m tall; bark gray-black. Branches erect or prostrate; branchlets grayish brown, densely white or yellow villous. Petiole 1-2 mm, densely yellow sericeous-villous; leaf blade suborbicular or broadly ovate, rarely oblong, 2-3.2 × 1.5-2.5 cm, leathery, abaxially densely yellow sericeous-villous along veins, sparsely resinous punctate, adaxially densely white or yellow sericeous-villous, base rounded or broadly cuneate, margin obtusely doubly serrate, apex rounded or obtuse; lateral veins 9-16 on each side of midvein, distinctly raised abaxially, deeply impressed adaxially. Female inflorescence oblong-cylindric, 1.5-2 cm × 7-10 mm; peduncle ca. 2 mm; bracts ca. 5 mm, densely sericeous-villous, base hispidulous, margin densely and long ciliate, middle lobe oblong, lateral lobes ovate, 1/3-1/2 as long as middle lobe. Nutlet suborbicular, ca. 2.5 × 2 mm, with very narrow wings. Fl. Jun-Jul, fr. Jul-Aug.

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