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Callicarpa acuminata Kunth; puk ‘in

Shrub; leaves opposite, simple, ovate, acuminate; foliar veins deeply impressed on the upper leaf surface; stems, petioles and lower leaf surfaces covered with minute stellate trichomes; inflorescence a dense, more or less flat-topped, axillary cyme; flowers small, white, opening nearly synchronously throughout each cyme; stamens well exserted; fruits small black drupes.

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The flowers are attractive to diverse insect visitors.