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35. Vaccinium duclouxii (H. Léveillé) Handel-Mazzetti, Anz. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Math.-Naturwiss. Kl. 62: 146. 1925.

云南越桔 yun nan yue ju

Shrubs or small trees, evergreen, 1–5(–10) m tall, much branched. Twigs angled, glabrous, pubescent, or glandular setose; bud scales inconspicuous. Leaves scattered; petiole 3–6 mm, glabrous, pubescent, or glandular setose; leaf blade ovate-lanceolate, oblong-lanceolate, or ovate, 3–7(–13) × 1.7–3.5 cm, leathery, glabrous or abaxially pubescent on midvein at base, secondary veins 3 pairs, secondary and fine veins raised abaxially, inconspicuous and impressed adaxially, base broadly cuneate or rounded, rarely cuneate, margin plane, slightly recurved, denticulate, apex acuminate or acute. Inflorescences racemose, 1.5–8 cm, glabrous, densely tomentellate, or hirtellous, 9–18-flowered; bracts caducous, ovate or broadly ovate, 5–7 mm, apex caudate. Pedicel 0.5–2.5 mm, glabrous; bracteoles 2, subapical, ovate, ca. 1.5 mm. Hypanthium globose, 1.5–1.7 mm, glabrous or hirtellous; calyx lobes 1–1.3 mm, ciliate or glandular fimbriate. Corolla white or pink, tubular-urceolate, 6–8 mm, glabrous; lobes usually reflexed, triangular. Filaments 2.5–3 mm, pilose; anthers 2.7–3 mm, with 2 inconspicuous spurs; tubules ca. as long as thecae. Berry 10-pseudoloculed, dark purple, globose, 6–7 mm in diam. Fl. Feb–May, fr. Jul–Nov.

Forests, thickets, grassy or rocky slopes; 1500–3100(–3200) m. Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan.

1 Plant glabrous.   35a var. duclouxii
+ Plant with glandular setose and/or pubescent indumentum.   (2)
2 (1) Twigs and petioles pubescent; inflorescence axis tomentellate.   35c var. pubipes
+ Twigs and petioles glandular setose; inflorescence axis glandular setose or hirtellous.   (3)
3 (2) Indumentum glandular setose.   35b var. hirticaule
+ Rachis, hypanthium, and calyx lobes hirtellous, twigs pubescent and glandular setose.   35d var. hirtellum

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