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52. Agapetes guangxiensis D. Fang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 36: 276. 1998.

广西树萝卜 guang xi shu luo bo

Shrubs pendulous. Root tubers 0.7–1.7 cm in diam. Twigs terete, ca. 1.5 mm in diam., densely dark brown spreading glandular setose, glabrescent. Leaves dense; petiole ca. 1 mm; leaf blade ovate, 7–14 × 4–9 mm, leathery, glabrous, secondary veins ca. 3 pairs, these and midvein raised abaxially, impressed adaxially, fine veins inconspicuous, base obtuse, margin slightly revolute, upper parts glandular spiny, apex cuneate, setose. Inflorescences fasciculate, from upper axils, (1- or)2–5-flowered. Pedicel ca. 5 mm, expanded apically, hirsute. Calyx tube turbinate, ca. 1 mm in diam., densely hirsute; limb lobed to base; lobes triangular, ca. 1.5 mm, hirsute. Corolla white, tinged with pale green, subtubular, 9.5–10 mm, slightly 5-angled, angles pubescent; lobes triangular, ca. 1 mm, pubescent. Filaments ca. 4 mm, pubescent; anthers ca. 4.5 mm, tubules ca. 2 × as long as thecae, without spurs. Berry unknown. Fl. Sep.

Forests, limestone hills, epiphytic on trees; ca. 900 m. W Guangxi (Napo).


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