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Agapetes salicifolia C. B. Clarke


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs glabrous. Twigs scarcely angled, ca. 3 mm in diam. Leaves pseudoverticillate, sessile; leaf blade narrowly lanceolate or very narrowly oblong-oblanceolate, 9.5–10 × 1–2 cm, leathery, base attenuate, margin with a basal gland, entire or inconspicuously dentate-crenate, apex subacuminate. Inflorescence vermilion, corymbose, on old wood, ca. 3 cm, ca. 12-flowered; peduncle ?ca. 6 mm. Pedicel 3–6 mm, not expanded. Calyx tube vermilion; limb divided to base; lobes triangular, 2.5–3 mm, apex acute. Corolla crimson, tubular, ca. 1.6 cm; lobes green, triangular, ca. 2.5 mm. Berry unknown.

Forests, epiphytic on trees; ca. 1500 m. SE Xizang.


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