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Vaccinium pseudorobustum Sleumer


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs scandent or small trees, evergreen, sparsely branched. Twigs angled, densely pubescent; bud scales inconspicuous. Leaves scattered; petiole 2–3 mm, glabrous or pubescent; leaf blade elliptic or ovate-oblong, 5–8(–10) × 3–4(–5) cm, leathery, abaxially appressed-glandular hairy or glabrous, adaxially glabrous or initially pubescent on midvein, secondary veins 3 or 4 pairs, fine veins ± raised abaxially, strongly raised adaxially, base broadly cuneate, decurrent, margin slightly recurved, entire, with 2 basal glands per side, apex shortly caudate or abruptly shortly acuminate for ca. 1 cm. Inflorescences racemose, 3–5 cm, angled, glabrous, 10- to many flowered; bracts caducous. Pedicel 4–5 mm, stout. Hypanthium ca. 1.3 mm, glabrous; calyx lobes triangular, ca. 2 mm. Corolla greenish white, campanulate, ca. 7 mm, glabrous; lobes reflexed, triangular, ca. 2.5 mm. Filaments ca. 2 mm, pubescent; anthers ca. 4 mm, with 2 spurs; tubules ca. 3 × as long as thecae. Berry 10-pseudoloculed, 5–6 mm in diam. Fl. Jun, fr. Jul–Oct.

Forests, rocky mountains; 1300–1700 m. Guangdong, Guangxi.


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