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48. Agapetes epacridea Airy Shaw, Kew Bull. 3: 94. 1948.

尖叶树萝卜 jian ye shu luo bo

Shrubs many branched. Twigs densely spreading setose, rust-colored initially. Leaves crowded; petiole less than 1 mm; leaf blade ovate to suborbicular, 8–15 × 4–7 mm, leathery, transversely wrinkled, glabrous, base broadly cuneate or rounded, margin recurved, entire, towards apex ciliate or glandular ciliate, apex abruptly narrowed into a long pungent mucro. Inflorescences fasciculate, 1–3-flowered. Pedicel 4–5 mm, densely spreading glandular setose and shortly white pubescent. Calyx tube obovate, 2–2.5 mm in diam., densely spreading glandular setose and white pubescent; lobes ovate-triangular, apex acute. Flowers unknown. Berry immature, ca. 7 mm in diam., densely glandular setose, apex truncate; style persistent. Fr. Dec.

Evergreen forests, epiphytic on trees, rocks; 1800–2100 m. SE Xizang (Mêdog) [N Myanmar].


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