Baron Clarke, 1881
India, Myanmar, Thailand
||Agapetes corallina Cowan, 1933. Agapetes
racemosa Watt. ex Kanjilal, 1939. Agapetes stenantha
Rehder, 1933. Vaccinium brevipedicellatum C.Y. Wu ex W.P. Fang
& Z.H. Pan, 1981
This member of the
Ericaceae family was described by
Charles Baron Clarke in 1881. It is
growing in the trees of China,
India, Myanmar and Thailand with some water and some sun.
The branches will reach for 1,5 meters, the caudexes will grow to 15
centimetres in diameter. The flowers are pink and white, and the plant
can be reproduced both by seeds and cuttings.
The genera name from 'agapétos'
meaning 'lovely', referring to the flower. The species name after
Thomas Lobb, a English plant collector.
a rather high
air humidity. This plant is from
the cooler part of the hills. It will need rather cool and moist