Microcos chungii (Merrill) Chun, Sunyatsenia. 4: 196 (1940)
Named after "Chung"?.
Grewia chungii Merr.
Trees 5-15 m tall. Branchlets yellow-brown pubescent. Petiole 1-1.5 cm, stellate; leaf blade oblong or lanceolate, 11-20 by 3.5-6 cm, nearly leathery,
very sparsely stellate and glabrescent abaxially, glabrous adaxially, base rounded obtuse, margin entire or sparsely serrate distally, apex long acuminate.
Panicles terminal or axillary. Bracts yellow-brown puberulent. Sepals 5, narrowly lanceolate, 8-10 mm, stellate puberulent on both surfaces, more densely
abaxially. Petals yellow, narrowly oblong, 3-4 mm, sparsely pubescent abaxially, with hairy glands at base adaxially; glands ca. 1/3 as long as petals.
Ovary broadly ovoid, densely villous. Drupe pyriform, turning purplish, 12-22 by 9-12 mm, densely gray-yellow stellate pubescent; stipe robust, hairy.
Southern China, Hainan and northern Vietnam.
China: Hai nan po bu ye.