Microtropis hexandra Merr. & F.L. Freeman
  • Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts


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

Shrubs, to 3 m tall. Petiole 5-8 mm; leaf blade elliptic to narrowly elliptic, 4-7.5 × 1.5-3 cm, thickly papery, base cuneate to widely cuneate, apex acuminate; secondary veins 6-8 pairs, oblique, straight, curved near apex, prominent on both surfaces. Cymes often congested distally, often 3-flowered; peduncle 5-7 mm; pedicels 1-2.5 mm, sometimes sessile. Flowers white; sepals fleshy, often 4, rarely 5, semiorbicular, ca. 2 mm wide, very slightly ciliate or absent; petals 6, rarely 5, slightly fleshy, ovate-elliptic to rectangular-elliptic, ca. 3 mm. Disk shallowly calathiform, fleshy, very slightly lobed. Stamens 6, rarely 5, as long as pistils or longer; anther slightly rectangular, connective mucronulate. Ovary elliptic-ovate; style very short; stigma slightly lobed. Fruit unknown. Fl. Jun-Aug, fr. Nov.

 Information From

Celastraceae
World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
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.
  • B Missouri Botanical Garden
World Flora Online consortium
http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
World Flora Online Data. 2018.
  • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).