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Distylium racemosum (Distylium racemosum)


Distylium racemosum grows as an evergreen tree or shrub that reaches stature heights of up to 3 m (up to 20 m). The bark of young branches is covered with star hair, later it turns dark brown and bald. The alternate arranged on the branches leaves are divided into petiole and leaf blade. The 5 to 10 mm long petiole is sparsely covered with star hairs. The simple, leathery leaf blade are elliptic or obovate-elliptic with a length of 3 to 7 cm and a width of 1.5 to 3.5 cm with a broad wedge-shaped spine base and a more or less blunt tip. The leaf margin is smooth. There are five or six lateral nerves on each side of the main nerve, and the network nerves are barely discernible on both sides of the leaf. There are stipules

Taxonomic tree

  • Domain: Eukarya

    • Kingdom: Plantae

      • Phylum:

        • Class: Magnoliopsida

          • Order: Saxifragales

            • Family: Hamamelidaceae

              • Genus: Distylium