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Agapetes lobbii

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Author: Charles Baron Clarke, 1881
Family:  ERICACEAE
Origin:  China, India, Myanmar, Thailand
Soil:  Epiphytic
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  15 centimetres
Height:  1,5 meters
Flower:  Pink - White
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  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.

It needs a rather high air humidity. This plant is from the cooler part of the hills. It will need rather cool and moist air.