Illicium merrillianum A.C. Sm.
  • Sargentia


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Illicium merrillianum A.C. Sm. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001238724. Accessed on: 31 Oct 2020'

General Information

Small trees. Perules lanceolate, 5-7 mm. Leaves in clusters of 3-5 at distal nodes; petiole 0.6-1.5 cm; leaf blade elliptic to lanceolate, 8-12.5 × 2-5 cm, leathery, midvein adaxially conspicuously impressed, secondary veins 6-11 on each side of midvein and on both surfaces flat or slightly prominent, base narrowly cuneate, apex acuminate. Flowers axillary or subterminal. Flower peduncle 2-4 cm. Tepals 15-20, cherry red, elliptic (largest), 7-10 × 5-7.5 mm (largest). Stamens 14-19, 2.5-4 mm; filaments 1.5-2.7 mm; connectives inconspicuously truncate; anthers 1-1.3 mm; pollen grains trisyncolpate. Carpels ca. 8, 3.5-4.5 mm; ovary 1.5-2.2 mm; style 1.8-2.5 mm. Fruit peduncle length unknown. Fruit with (5-)8 follicles; follicles ca. 12 × 5 × 2 mm. Seeds 4-5 × 3-4 × ca. 2 mm. Fl. Dec-Jan and Mar-May, 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).