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Callicarpa caudata Maxim.
Maximowicz, C.J. (1887) Bulletin de l'Academie Imperiale des Sciences de Saint-Petersbourg 31: 76. Type: Philippines, Cuming 1095; holo: PNH?.
Usually flowers and fruits as a shrub about 2-4 m tall.
Twigs and petioles clothed in simple, tortuous, erect hairs. Leaf blades about 12-19 x 3-6 cm. Upper leaf blade surface clothed in simple hairs. Underside of the leaf blade clothed in stellate hairs. Leaf blade margins toothed from the base to the apex, each tooth ending in a mucronate tip. Apex long and tapering gradually to the tip.
Primary peduncles longer than the petioles. Calyx about 1-1.5 x 1 mm, cup-shaped, minutely 4-toothed, glandular and with long simple hairs on the outer surface. Corolla glabrous, about 2 mm long. Ovary globose, glandular all over the outer surface. Style filiform, exserted, about 4 mm long.
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Distribution and Ecology
Shrub (woody or herbaceous, 1-6 m tall)