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Agapetes leiocarpa S. H. Huang


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs to 80 cm. Twigs terete, 1.5–2 mm in diam., densely pubescent, glabrescent. Leaves scattered; petiole 1–2 mm, glabrous; leaf blade lanceolate, 3.5–6 × 0.7–1 cm, leathery, glabrous, secondary veins 3 or 4 pairs, inconspicuous, base cuneate, margin plane, remotely dentate, apex acuminate. Flowers unknown. Infructescences corymbose, 4–6-fruited; peduncle ca. 8 mm, glabrous. Pedicel ca. 2 cm, shallowly cup-shaped apically, glabrous. Berry globose, 4.5–5 mm, glabrous; persistent calyx lobes narrowly triangular, 5–6 mm, leathery, glabrous. Fr. Apr.

Rocky valleys, epiphytic on tall trees; ca. 1600 m. SE Xizang (Mêdog).


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