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


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs evergreen, 0.5–3 m tall, much branched. Twigs angled, stout, densely pubescent. Leaves dense; petiole ca. 2 mm, ± pubescent; leaf blade brownish abaxially, oblong-elliptic or elliptic, 1.8–2.5 cm × 5–9 mm, leathery, abaxially initially only midvein pubescent, adaxially glaucous, both surfaces early glabrescent, secondary veins 3 or 4 pairs, fine veins inconspicuous, base broadly cuneate, margin revolute, entire, with 1 basal gland per side, apex acute or shortly acuminate. Inflorescences racemose, 3–4 cm, angled, glabrous; flowers many, close; bracts unknown. Pedicel 3–4 mm, glabrous. Flowers unknown. Immature berry 10-pseudoloculed, globose, glabrous; persistent calyx lobes triangular, 0.6–1 mm, glabrous. Fr. Jun.

Dense forests; 1700–1800 m. SW Guizhou.


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