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Vaccinium cuspidifolium C. Y. Wu et R. C. Fang


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs evergreen. Twigs ?angled, densely pubescent; bud scales inconspicuous. Leaves rather dense; petiole ca. 2 mm, pubescent to glabrous; leaf blade elliptic, 2.5–3.8 × 1.2–1.8 cm, leathery, abaxially glabrous, adaxially densely pubescent on midvein, glabrescent, secondary veins 6 or 7 pairs, fine veins ± inconspicuous abaxially, subprominent adaxially, base broadly cuneate, margin revolute, entire, with 1 basal gland per side, apex abruptly acute. Inflorescences racemose, 2–3 mm, pubescent and glandular pilose, 2- or 3-flowered; bracts caducous. Pedicel 3–4 mm, pubescent and glandular pilose. Perianth unknown. Stamens persistent; filaments ca. 1 mm, subglabrous; anthers ca. 2.5 mm, with 2 spreading spurs; tubules 1.5–2 × as long as thecae. Immature berry glabrous; persistent calyx lobes triangular-lanceolate, ca. 2 mm. Fr. Jul.

Montane forests. NW Guangxi.


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