Illicium wardii A.C. Sm.
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Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Illicium wardii A.C. Sm. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001238709. Accessed on: 21 Oct 2020'

General Information

Trees to 10 m tall. Perules oblong, largest 0.8-1.3 cm. Leaves in clusters of 3 or 4 at distal nodes; petiole 1.2-2 cm; leaf blade narrowly oblong-elliptic, 8-12 × 2.5-5 cm, leathery, midvein adaxially impressed, secondary veins 8-13 on each side of midvein, abaxially ± prominent, and adaxially impressed or flat, base narrowly cuneate, apex cuspidate to shortly acuminate. Flowers axillary. Flower peduncle 6-10 mm. Tepals 27-30, pale yellow, white, or sometimes pinkish, oblong (outer), oblong-tonguelike (largest), to tonguelike-lanceolate (inner), 10-11 × 6-8 mm (outer), 14-17(-21) × 2.5-4.5 mm (largest), (5-)8-11 × 1.5-2 mm (inner), thinly papery (outer and largest). Stamens 28-35, 3.5-4.5 mm; filaments 1.5-2.5 mm; connectives obtuse to cuspidate; anthers 1.9-2.5 mm; pollen grains tricolpate. Carpels 12 or 13, 4-6 mm; ovary 1.5-2 mm; style 2.3-4 mm. Fruit peduncle 0.8-1.5 cm. Fruit with 12 or 13 follicles; follicles 2.5-2.8 × 1-1.1 × 0.2-0.3 cm. Seed size unknown. Fl. Mar, fr. Jul-Sep.

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      Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
      http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
      '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.
      • A Missouri Botanical Garden
      Global Tree Search
      https://tools.bgci.org/global_tree_search.php
      BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at www.bgci.org. Accessed on 30/11/2018.
      • B Botanic Gardens Conservation International
      Schisandraceae
      • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
      World Flora Online consortium
      http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
      World Flora Online Data. 2018.
      • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).