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Agapetes leucocarpa S. H. Huang


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs pendulous, glabrous. Twigs terete, 1.5–2 mm in diam. Leaves scattered; petiole 4–5 mm; leaf blade elliptic, 3–5 × 1–2 cm, thickly leathery, secondary veins inconspicuous with fine veins inconspicuous abaxially, impressed adaxially, base broadly cuneate or obtuse, margin cartilaginous, plane, entire, with 1 basal gland per side, apex acuminate or caudate. Inflorescences corymbose, 2- or 3-flowered; peduncle red, ca. 1 cm. Pedicel 7–8 mm, clavate apically. Flowers unknown. Berry white, globose, ca. 5 mm in diam.; persistent calyx lobes ca. 3 mm. Fr. Jun.

Evergreen forests, epiphytic on trees; 2300–2400 m. SE Xizang (Mêdog).


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