Buxus harlandii Hance
  • J. Linn. Soc., Bot.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2019): Buxus harlandii Hance. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000576503. Accessed on: 17 Nov 2019'

General Information

Shrubs small, 0.5-1 m tall; branchlets subtetragonous; young branches subtetragonous, slender, ca. 1 mm in diam., sparsely pubescent; internode 1-2 cm. Petiole not obvious; leaf blade spatulate, rarely narrowly oblong, 20-35(-40) × 5-8(-9) mm, thinly leathery, adaxially shiny, puberulent along basal part of midrib, base cuneate, apex acute, rounded to obtuse, or with retuse tip; midrib elevated on both surfaces, lateral veins and veinlets dense and visible adaxially, obscure abaxially. Inflorescences axillary and terminal, capitate, dense; rachis 3-4 mm; bracts ovate, mucronate. Male flowers 8-10; pedicels ca. 1 mm; tepals broadly ovate or broadly elliptic, ca. 2 mm. Female flowers: tepals broadly ovate, ca. 2 mm, margins scarious; ovary glabrous; style longer than ovary, erect, compressed and broad at lower part; stigma obcordate, decurrent to ca. 1/4 length of style. Capsule subglobose, ca. 7 mm, smooth; persistent style ca. 3 mm, apex slightly recurved. Fl. May, fr. Oct.

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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.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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