Description from Flora of China
Agapetes bulleyana Diels, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 5: 294. 1912; A. bulleyana var. tenuifolia J. Anthony.
Shrubs evergreen, 1.2–2.5 m tall. Twigs rounded, pubescent, glabrescent, with scattered rounded lenticels; persistent bud scales scattered. Leaves 4–6-pseudoverticillate; petiole very short or leaves subsessile; leaf blade oblong or oblanceolate-oblong, 7–11 × 1.5–3.2 cm, leathery, glabrous, secondary veins 9–11 pairs, strongly raised abaxially, secondary and fine veins inconspicuous adaxially, base narrowly rounded, margin plane, cartilaginous, sparsely callous-serrate, apex acute. Inflorescences from defoliate axils, corymbose-racemose, 2–6 cm, glabrous, many flowered in upper half; bracts lanceolate-subulate, ca. 3 mm. Pedicel 1–1.5 cm. Calyx ca. 2 mm, glabrous; lobes 2.5–3.5 mm. Corolla greenish yellow, tubular-urceolate, 5–9 mm, glabrous; lobes ca. 1 mm. Filaments ca. 1 mm, glabrous; anthers ca. 4.5 mm, without spurs; tubules ca. 1.5 × as long as thecae. Berry 10-pseudoloculed (from ovary). Fl. Mar, fr. after Apr.
Shaded situations in mountain valleys; 2000–2400 m. W Yunnan.