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21. Agapetes pseudogriffithii Airy Shaw, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew. 1935: 40. 1935.

杯梗树萝卜 bei geng shu luo bo

Shrubs 0.4–1(–2) m tall, glabrous. Root tuber spindle-shaped. Twigs terete, 1–2.5 mm in diam. Leaves scattered; petiole 3–7 mm; leaf blade oblong-lanceolate or ovate-lanceolate, 6–14 × 1.5–3.5 cm, leathery, secondary veins inconspicuous on both surfaces, base rounded or broadly cuneate, margin plane or slightly revolute, entire, basal glands inconspicuous, apex long acuminate. Inflorescences red, corymbose, 1.5–5 cm, slender, 3–7-flowered. Pedicel red, 1–2 cm, stout, fleshy, cup-shaped apically. Calyx ca. 1 cm, glabrous; limb divided ca. 2/3; lobes ovate-triangular, ca. 6 mm. Corolla pinkish, crimson, carmine, or orange, tubular, 2–3 cm; lobes erect, green, triangular, ca. 2 mm. Filaments 3–4 mm, subglabrous; anthers ca. 2.1 cm, thecae papillate, tubules ca. 3 × as long as thecae, without spurs. Berry shortly cylindric, 7–12 × 5–9 mm. Fl. Nov–Jan of next year, fr. Mar–May.

Evergreen forests, epiphytic on trees; 1300–1500 m. NW Yunnan (Dulongjiang) [Myanmar].


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