Actinidia latifolia (Gardner & Champ.) Merr.
  • J. Straits Branch Roy. Asiat. Soc.


This taxon is accepted by Actinidiaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Description

Climbing shrubs, large, deciduous. Branchlets glabrous, with whitish lenticels, slightly puberulent or densely tomentose when young; pith white, lamellate, solid, or hollow. Petiole 3-7 cm, glabrous to sparsely velutinous; leaf blade abaxially pale green, adaxially green, usually broadly ovate to broadly obovate, sometimes orbicular to narrowly ovate, 8-13(-15) × 5-8.5(-12) cm, abaxially glabrescent to densely appressed stellate tomentose, adaxially glabrescent to densely puberulent, midvein and lateral veins distinct and raised abaxially, inconspicuous to subconspicuous adaxially, lateral veins 6 or 7 pairs, transverse veins distinct, base broadly cuneate to rounded, truncate or reniform, margin minutely and remotely callose-serrulate, apex acute to acuminate. Inflorescences 3- or 4-branched, 10- or more flowered, densely brownish tomentose; peduncles 2.5-8.5 cm, forked at top; pedicels 0.5-1.5 cm, elongating and enlarging at fruiting stage; bracts linear, 1-2 mm. Flowers fragrant. Sepals 5, ovate, 4-5 mm, reflexed after anthesis, both surfaces yellowish tomentose. Petals 5-8, white on upper part and margins, orange on middle of lower parts, oblong to obovate-oblong, 6-8 mm, reflexed after anthesis. Filaments 2-4 mm, slender; anthers ovoid, ca. 1 mm, sagittate at base. Ovary globose, ca. 2 mm, densely pilose; styles 2-3 mm. Fruit brown, subglobose to ovoid, 3-3.5 × 2-2.5 cm, lenticellate, glabrous when mature or only pubescent at base and apex. Seeds 2-2.5 mm. Fl. May-Jun, fr. Oct-Nov. 2n = 58*.

  Bibliography

  • 1 J. Straits Branch Roy. Asiat. Soc.

 Information From

Actinidiaceae
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'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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