Pachysandra axillaris Franch.
  • Pl. Delavay.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Pachysandra axillaris Franch. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 30 Nov 2020'

General Information

Subshrubs; stem lower part creeping, with fibrous adventitious roots, upper part erect, 30-50 cm tall, mostly leafy, lower 1/2 with small, sparse, usually deciduous scale leaves; branches pubescent. Petiole 2-4 cm, pubescent, or 5-7 cm, villous; leaf blade ovate, elliptic-ovate, broadly ovate, ovate-oblong, or oblong, 5-8 × 3-5 cm or 6-16 × 4-10 cm, papery, glabrous adaxially, tiny papillate and densely pubescent or pubescent and densely villous along midrib and lateral veins or scattered villous abaxially, base shallowly cordate, truncate, or rounded, rarely cuneate, margin dentate at middle-upper part or subentire, apex acute or acuminate. Inflorescences axillary, 1-2 cm or 2.5-5 cm, erect or pendulous. Flowers white, rose, or red. Male flowers (5-)10-20, inserted almost over all of rachis, sessile; bracts ovate; tepals elliptic or oblong, 2-2.5(-3) mm; anthers elliptic, curved after pollinated; sterile pistil shortly terete, ca. 0.5 mm, apex inflated. Female flowers (1-)3-6, inserted basally on rachis, flower and pedicel ca. 4 mm; tepals imbricate, ovate-lanceolate or oblong-lanceolate, 2-3 mm, glabrous; style exserted after pollinated, apex convolute. Fruit globose, ca. 1 mm in diam., yellow or purplish red when mature; persistent styles 1-1.5 mm.

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    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Flora Of CHina @
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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