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Family: ERICACEAE 

 Agapetes flava
 


A rather young plant

  
Author:  Hermann Otto Sleumer 1940
Family:  Ericaceae
Habitat:  Bhutan, China, India, Tibet
Soil:  Epiphytic
Water:  Medium - Maximum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  15 Centimetres?
Height:  35 Centimetres?
Flower:  Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Pentapterygium flavum, William Jackson Hooker 1856. Thybaudia flava Thomas Nuttall.


The caudex of a pot-grown plant.

   This member of the Ericaceae family was given this name by Hermann Otto Sleumer in 1940. It is found in Bhutan, China, India and Tibet, growing as an epiphyte with quite some water and some sun from 1200-1500 metres. The caudex might grow to fifteen centimetres in diameter, the entire plant might grow to 35 centimetres in height. The flowers are yellow.

  
The flowers by ŠTony Conlon RBGE.                                                            The rather large leaves.