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69. Vaccinium emarginatum Hayata, J. Coll. Sci. Imp. Univ. Tokyo. 25(19): 149. 1908.

凹顶越桔 ao ding yue ju

Agapetes emarginata (Hayata) Nakai.

Shrubs evergreen, epiphytic. Twigs inconspicuously angled; bud scales inconspicuous. Leaves scattered; petiole 2–3 mm; leaf blade obovate-elliptic, 2.5–3(–5) × 0.9–2 cm, thickly leathery, abaxially brownish, adaxially usually glaucous, midvein prominent abaxially, raised adaxially, secondary veins ca. 2 pairs, barely evident, base cuneate, margin revolute, entire, with 1 basal gland per side, apex rounded-emarginate. Inflorescences racemose, 0.2–1(–1.5) cm, glabrous, 2–5-flowered; bracts ca. 1.5 mm. Pedicel angled-winged, 5–10 mm, pubescent. Hypanthium ca. 1 mm, glabrous or pubescent; calyx lobes lanceolate, 2–2.2 mm, ciliolate or pubescent. Corolla white, campanulate, 5–6 mm, glabrous; lobes reflexed, ca. 1.4 mm. Filaments ca. 1 mm, puberulous; anthers ca. 4 mm, with 2 spreading spurs; tubules ca. 2 × as long as thecae. Berry 10-pseudoloculed, ca. 5 mm in diam. Fl. Apr–May.

Evergreen forests, epiphytic on trees; 1200–2000(–3500) m. Taiwan.


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