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Agapetes pensilis Airy-Shaw


Description from Flora of China

Agapetes dulongensis S. H. Huang.

Shrubs pendulous. Rootstock spindle-shaped, ca. 3.5 cm in diam. Twigs terete, 1–2 mm in diam., densely rust- or brown hirsute. Leaves dense; petiole ca. 1 mm or leaves subsessile; leaf blade ovate, elliptic, or suborbicular, 7–10 × 5–8 mm, leathery, abaxially densely or sparsely hirsute, adaxially rugose, sparsely puberulous, venation inconspicuous, base rounded to broadly cuneate, margin recurved, entire, without basal glands, sparsely setose, apex acute or rounded, mucronulate. Inflorescences fasciculate, 1–3-flowered. Pedicel 1–3 mm, densely glandular villous, not swollen. Calyx tube ca. 2 mm, densely glandular villous; limb divided to base; lobes triangular-lanceolate, ca. 2 mm, glandular villous. Corolla white, pink in bud, cylin–dric, ca. 1.6 cm, densely glandular villous; lobes erect or re–curved, triangular, 1–2 mm. Filaments ca. 1.1 cm, densely pubescent; anthers ca. 6.5 mm, tubules ca. as long as thecae, with 2 erect spurs ca. 1 mm. Berry unknown. Fl. Aug.

Forests, epiphytic on trees; 2300–2700(–3500) m. SE Xizang, NW Yunnan (Dulongjiang) [N Myanmar].


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