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Flora of China 7 105 118 2008 2 NEOLITSEA Bentham J D Hooker Merrill Philipp J Sci 1 Suppl 1 56 1906 nom cons xin mu jiang zi shu Huang Puhua Huang Pu hwa Henk van der Werff Litsea sect Neolitsea Bentham J D Hooker Gen Pl 3 161 1880 Bryantea Rafinesque Tetradenia Nees 1831 not Bentham 1830 Trees or shrubs evergreen dioecious Leaves alternate clustered or verticillate rarely subopposite triplinerved rarely pinninerved or subtriplinerved Umbels solitary or fasciculate pedunculate or not bracts opposite large late deciduous perianth segments 4 in 2 whorls Flowers unisexual Male flowers fertile stamens 6 in 3 whorls of 2 each filaments of 1st and 2nd whorls eglandular of 3rd whorls 2 glandular at base anthers all introrse 4 celled Female flowers staminodes 6 clavate of 1st and 2nd whorls eglandular of 3rd whorls 2 glandular at base ovary superior style conspicuous stigma peltate Fruit seated on slightly enlarged disciform or concave perianth tube pedicel often slightly thickened About 85 species Indo Malaysia to E Asia 45 species 35 endemic in China Neolitsea bawangensis R H Miao Acta Sci Nat Univ Sunyatseni 32 4 57 1993 was described from Hainan but could not be treated here because no material was seen by the present authors 1a Leaf blade pinninerved or subtriplinerved 2a Young branchlets glabrous 3a Young branchlets and petioles stouter leaf blade thickly leathery oblong or elliptic larger 6 5 13 1 4 2 cm transverse veins distinct abaxially 1 N pinninervis 3b Young branchlets and petioles relatively slender leaf blade thinly leathery ovate lanceolate to lanceolate elliptic or oblong lanceolate smaller 5 9 1 7 3 5 cm transverse veins indistinct abaxially 4a Leaf blade lateral veins 8 12 pairs filaments glabrous fruit globose 2 N wushanica 4b Leaf blade lateral veins 5 pairs filaments pubescent at base fruit ovoid 3 N acuminatissima 2b Young branchlets with ferruginous tomentum or appressed pubescence 5a Young branchlets with dense ferruginous tomentum fruit globose



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