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Vaccinium fimbricalyx Chun et Fang


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs evergreen. Twigs terete, glabrous. Leaves scattered; petiole 4–6 mm, pubescent; leaf blade elliptic-lanceolate or ovate-lanceolate to lanceolate, 3–6.5 × 1.5–2.2 cm, leathery, abaxially glabrous, adaxially initially densely puberulous on midvein, glabrescent, fine veins inconspicuous, base cuneate to broadly cuneate, margin entire, apex caudate-acuminate. Inflorescences racemose, 1–2 cm, thin, angled, glabrous, 6–12-flowered. Pedicel 1.5–2 mm. Hypanthium glabrous; calyx lobes triangular, ca. 0.8 mm, margin densely white fimbriate, apex acute. Corolla white, tubular-campanulate, 4–4.2 mm, glabrous; lobes reflexed, ovate-triangular, ca. 1.5 mm. Anthers without spurs. Berry dark purple, with a bloom, 8–10 mm in diam.

Forest margins on mountain summits; ca. 1400 m. Guangdong, Guangxi.


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