Microtropis fallax Pit.
  • Fl. Indo-Chine

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

Small trees, to 6 m tall; branchlets purple-brown, tetragonal when young, becoming gray, terete. Petiole 1-1.2 cm; leaf blade broadly elliptic, 8.5-15 × 3.2-7 cm, base cuneate or broadly cuneate, apex acuminate or apiculate, apiculus 3-5 mm; secondary veins 8-10 pairs, slightly prominent on abaxial surface. Cymes axillary, 3-5-flowered; peduncle short, 3-4 mm. Infructescence 5-10 cm, 4- or 5-branched. Persistent sepals 5, ca. 2 × 3 mm, imbricate, outer ones smaller than inner ones. Capsule elliptic, to 2 × 0.5-0.7 cm, sessile, 2-valved, blackish, enclosed on persistent sepals at base; persistent style ca. 2 mm; stigma slightly 4-lobed. Seed 1, oblong to obovate; aril red. Fr. Oct.

 Information From

World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
'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
World Flora Online Data. 2018.
  • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).