Salacia chinensis L.
  • Mant. Pl.

This taxon is accepted by Celastraceae
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, to 4 m tall; branchlets angular. Petiole 8-10 mm; leaf blade elliptic, narrowly ovate-rotund or obovate-elliptic, (3-)5-11 × (1.5-)2-5 cm, leathery, abaxially brown-green when dry, adaxially shiny olive-green, base cuneate, margin sparsely denticulate, apex subacute to shortly acuminate; lateral veins 6 or 7 pairs. Fascicles axillary, 3-6-flowered; pedicel 6-10 mm. Sepals deltoid, up to 1 mm, margin ciliolate; petals broadly ovate, ca. 3 mm, broadly spreading or curved outward, apex rounded. Disk cupular, ca. 1 mm tall. Stamens 3; filaments short, flat, inserted at margin of disk; anthers forked. Ovary concealed in disk, 3-loculed; ovules 2 per locule; style very short, conic. Berry globose or ovate, ca. 1 cm in diam., red when ripe, 1-seeded. Fl. Dec, fr. Jan-Feb.

 Information From

World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
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.
  • B Missouri Botanical Garden
World Flora Online consortium
World Flora Online Data. 2018.
  • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).