Maesa chisia Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don ?? : 6 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (7) – average around  600 kb each.

Location: Pharping, Nepal
Date: 26 April 2018
Altitude: 4800 ft.
Habit : Wild


Do you have keys of species of Nepal ? if so, pl. post.
After checking I feel your earlier postings need a re-look.
Pl. check at


Pl. check with the keys as given below:
Here are the derived keys from Flora of China (for species in checklist of Nepal- indicated in bold):
1 Branchlet apex hirsute, hirtellous, puberulent, pilose, velutinous, or brown scaly.   (2)
+ Branchlet apex glabrous or glandular granulose, early glabrescent.   (16)
       
2 (1) Branchlets brown scaly.   (3)
+ Branchlets white pilose-tomentulose or brown velutinous tomentulose, hirsute, or hirtellous and reddish glandular granulose.   (4)
       
3 (2) Leaf blade leathery, rugose, apex cuspidate-acuminate, acumen 4-6 mm; petiole thick, 2-3.5 cm   1 Maesa rugosa
+ Leaf blade papery, not rugose, apex caudate-acuminate, acumen 8-20 mm, petiole thin, 0.7-1.5 cm   2 Maesa chisia
       
4 (2) Branchlets white pilose-tomentulose or brown velutinous-tomentulose.   (5)
+ Branchlets hirsute or stramineous hirtellous and reddish glandular granulose.   (9)
       
5 (4) Branchlets white pilose-tomentulose.   (6)
+ Branchlets brown velutinous-tomentulose.   (7)
       
6 (5) Leaf blade leathery, secondary veins connected by submarginal vein   3 Maesa cavinervis
+ Leaf blade membranous, secondary veins free to margin, without submarginal vein   4 Maesa montana
9 (4) Plants hirsute.   (10)
+ Plants hirtellous and glandular granulose.   (13)

13 (9) Petiole 0.4-1 cm; leaf blade base obtuse to rounded.   (14)
+ Petiole 1-2(-3) cm; leaf blade base acute.   (15)
       
14 (13) Calyx lobes acuminate; pedicel 1.5-2 mm   12 Maesa parvifolia
+ Calyx lobes acute; pedicel 1.2-1.5 mm   13 Maesa marioniae
       
15 (13) Inflorescences racemose-spicate; pedicel obsolete to 0.8 mm; calyx conic   14 Maesa argentea

16 (1) Branchlet apex glabrous.   (17)
+ Branchlet apex glandular granulose, early glabrescent.   (19)

19 (16) Leaf blade margin undulate, subentire, or entire.   (20)
+ Leaf blade margin serrate or serrate-dentate.   (24)
       
20 (19) Leaf blade membranous or papery; pedicel 1-2 mm.   (21)
+ Leaf blade leathery or rarely papery; pedicel 2.5-4 mm.   (22)
       
21 (20) Branchlets terete, lenticellate; calyx lobes densely punctate-lineate; bracts and bracteoles wider than long; inflorescence rachis and pedicels glabrous   22 Maesa consanguinea
+ Branchlets angular, without lenticels; calyx lobes punctate; bracts and bracteoles longer than wide; inflorescence rachis and pedicels minutely glandular granulose   23 Maesa ramentacea (syn: Maesa acuminata Wall.)


 

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