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Agapetes refracta Airy-Shaw


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs. Twigs terete, 1–2 mm in diam., densely long fuscous-setose. Leaves scattered; petiole ca. 1 mm; leaf blade ovate, 1.7–2.8 × 0.9–1.7 cm, thinly papery, glabrous, base rounded, margin plane, remotely crenulate, apex acute or subacute. Flowers solitary, axillary. Pedicel 1.5–2.5 cm, slender, nutant, glabrous, not expanded. Calyx tube elliptic-obovate, glabrous; limb divided nearly to base; lobes triangular, 1.5–2 mm. Corolla rose, ellipsoidal-tubular, 1.6–1.8 cm, glabrous; lobes reflexed, linear-subulate, 7–8.5 mm, margin not revolute. Filaments 4–5 mm, glabrous; anthers 1.2–1.4 cm; thecae papillate, base shortly caudate; tubules ca. 2 × as long as thecae, without spurs. Berry unknown. Fl. Oct.

Forests, epiphytic on trees; 1200–1500 m. SE Xizang.


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