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Vaccinium podocarpoideum Fang et Z. H. Pan


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs evergreen, 40–90 cm tall. Twigs angled, puberulous, glabrescent; bud scales inconspicuous. Leaves dense; petiole ca. 1.5 mm, glabrous; leaf blade linear-oblanceolate or linear-lanceolate, 2.5–3.2 cm × 3.5–8 mm, leathery, glabrous, secondary veins 3 pairs, fine veins inconspicuous, base cuneate, decurrent, margin slightly revolute, entire, with 1 basal gland per side, apex acute. Inflorescences at upper parts of branches, racemose, 4–5 cm, angled, glabrous, 5–7-flowered; bracts unknown. Pedicel 6–8 mm, glabrous, with a bloom. Flowers unknown. Immature berry globose, 4–5 mm in diam., with a bloom; persistent calyx lobes triangular, 1.5–2 mm, glabrous, apex acuminate. Fr. Jul.

Thickets in wooded valleys, shrubby slopes; ca. 1100 m. Guangxi, Hunan.


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