Agapetes yingjiangensis sp. nov. (Ericaceae) from Yunnan, China

13 November 2018

Tong, Yi-hua; Wang, Bing-Mou; XIA, Nian

Agapetes yingjiangensis (Ericaceae), a new species from Yingjiang County, Yunnan Province, China is described and illustrated. The new species is similar to A. mannii Hemsl., but differs in the brown-hirsute young branches, the acute apex of the leaf blade with a mucro and the sparsely hirsute pedicel, calyx tube and corolla.