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Vaccinium bullatum (Dop) Sleumer


Description from Flora of China

Agapetes bullata Dop in Lecompte, Fl. Indo-Chine 3: 700. 1930.

Shrubs evergreen, ca. 2 m tall, sparsely branched. Twigs angled, slender, densely puberulous, with many brownish lenticels; bud scales inconspicuous. Leaves scattered; petiole 1–2 mm, puberulous; leaf blade ovate or narrowly ovate, 9–16 × 5–8 cm, leathery, subglabrous, secondary veins 7 or 8 pairs, ± ascending, secondary and fine veins distinctly raised abaxially, distinctly impressed adaxially, base rounded, margin slightly revolute, entire, with 1 basal gland per side, apex acute to acuminate. Inflorescences racemose, 5–8 cm, puberulous; bracts triangular, ca. 2 mm. Pedicel 6–9 mm, puberulous, expanded towards apex. Flowers unknown. Immature berry 10-pseudoloculed, ca. 7 mm in diam.; persistent calyx lobes lanceolate, 2–3 mm, puberulous. Fr. Sep.

Forests on calcareous mountains. W Guangxi [Vietnam].


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