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Vaccinium  retusum (Griff.) C.B.Clarke   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Vaccinium  retusum (Griff.) C.B.Clarke 
SynonymsThibaudia retusa Griff. (basionym)
Territory ChinaIndian SubcontinentIndo-ChinaAssamChina South-CentralTibetEast Himalaya, (BhutanSikkim)MyanmarNepal
shady rocks
Altitude1400-3600m
Description leaves dense, elliptic or obovate, 2-3cm, coriaceous, glabrous, entire, margins cartilaginous, reflexed, raceme terminal, 3-5cm, flowers urceolate with 5 red stripes, 5mm
Size20-30cm
Colorwhite
Bloomearly summer
Ca-
Typelax shrub
Cultivationshady, humous, rock crevices
alpine house, humous, gravelly soil, shade
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 3-6 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer and fall; layering in spring
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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