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Vaccinium truncatocalyx

Description from Flora of China

Shrubs or small trees, evergreen, 2.6–8 m tall. Twigs narrowly angled, glabrous; bud scales inconspicuous. Leaves scattered; petiole 3–4 mm, glabrous; leaf blade elliptic or oblong-elliptic, 3–5 × 1.2–1.5 cm, thinly leathery, glabrous, secondary veins 5 or 6 pairs, base broadly cuneate, margin plane, inconspicuously dentate, apex acuminate. Inflorescences pseudoterminal, racemose, 1.5–2 cm, densely pubescent; bracts caducous. Pedicel 1.5–2 mm, densely pubescent. Hypanthium ca. 1.4 mm, densely pubescent; calyx lobes obsolete. Corolla purple, tubular-urceolate, 4.5–5 mm, densely pubescent; lobes reflexed, triangular. Filaments ca. 2 mm, slender, densely pubescent; anthers ca. 0.5 mm, without spurs; tubules ca. 3 × as long as thecae. Berry unknown. Fl. Jul.

Forests. W Guangdong (Xinyi).


 

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