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   2. Leycesteria stipulata  (J. D. Hooker & Thomson) Fritsch in Engler & Prantl Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4(4): 169. 1891.
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Lonicera stipulata J. D. Hooker & Thomson, J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 2: 165. 1858; Pentapyxis stipulata (J. D. Hooker & Thomson) J. D. Hooker ex C. B. Clarke.


Shrubs, ca. 3 m tall. Branches with solid pith. Branchlets, abaxial leaf surfaces, petioles, and inflorescences densely gray-white lanate. Interpetiolar stipules conspicuous, suborbicular, 6-20 mm, persistent. Petiole 5-10 mm; leaf blade shiny adaxially, oblong-lanceolate, 8-15 × 3.5-7 cm, glabrescent adaxially, venation reticulate, midvein and lateral veins raised abaxially, veins conspicuously impressed adaxially, base rounded, margin slightly involute, remotely dentate, apex acuminate to long acuminate. Inflorescences axillary, shortly pedunculate, with 1-3 whorls of opposite 3-flowered cymes and 14 leaflike bracts and bracteoles per whorl; involucral bracts orbicular-ovate to lanceolate, 3-5 mm, exceeding or as long as ovaries. Corolla white, ca. 1 cm, outside tomentose, inside glabrous. Style glabrous. Berry ca. 1.9 cm, lanate to glabrescent; seeds brownish yellow, ellipsoid or subglobose, ca. 1 mm. Fl. Mar-Apr, fr. Oct-Nov.

Broad-leaved forests, grassy places; 1300-2000 m. Yunnan [Bhutan, India, Myanmar].