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Vaccinium foetidissimum Levl. et Van.


Description from Flora of China

Anisophyllea cavaleriei H. Léveillé.

Shrubs evergreen, 0.5–2.5 m tall, much branched, glabrous. Twigs angled; bud scales inconspicuous. Leaves scattered; petiole 2–5 mm; leaf blade oblanceolate or oblanceolate-ovate, 4–7 × 1–2.2 cm, leathery, secondary veins 3(–5) pairs, strongly ascending, secondary and fine veins slightly raised abaxially, raised adaxially, base cuneate-attenuate, margin slightly revolute, entire, with 1 basal gland per side, apex acute, shortly acuminate, or obtuse. Inflorescences racemose, 2–6 cm, angled, many flowered; bracts unknown. Pedicel 5–8 mm. Flowers unknown. Berry 10-pseudoloculed, ovoid, 6–7 mm in diam., with a bloom, fetid; persistent calyx lobes ca. 2.8 mm. Fr. Aug–Oct.

Forests; 900–1500 m. S Guizhou.


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