Betula rhombibracteata P.C.Li
  • Acta Phytotax. Sin.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2019): Betula rhombibracteata P.C.Li. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 09 Dec 2019'

General Information

Trees to 7 m tall; bark dark yellow-brown. Branchlets purplish brown, densely white villous and resinous glandular. Petiole 1-1.5 cm, sparsely villous and resinous punctate; leaf blade oblong or ovate-lanceolate, 8-13 × 5-7.5 cm, abaxially densely resinous punctate and villous along veins, bearded in axils of lateral veins, adaxially sparsely villous when young, becoming villous and resinous punctate along midvein, base rounded, rarely subcordate or broadly cuneate, margin irregularly mucronate serrate or setiform serrate, apex acuminate; lateral veins 11-15 on each side of midvein. Female inflorescences 2, sometimes 3 in a raceme, narrowly cylindric, ca. 10 cm × 8 mm when mature; peduncle 0.5-1.5 cm, densely pubescent; bracts rhombic, 4-5 × ca. 3 mm, glabrous, ciliolate along margin, 3-lobed, middle lobe rhombic, lateral lobes triangular, small, ca. 1/2 as long as middle lobe. Nutlet oblong, 3-5 × 1.5-3 mm, sparsely pubescent, with membranous wings ca. 2 × as wide as nutlet. Fl. May-Jun, fr. Jul-Aug.

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    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Flora Of CHina @
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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