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Epiphytic or free-growing shrub, to 3 m; young shoots setose. Leaves 8.5-10 x c.3 cm, narrowly elliptic, apex long-acuminate, margin ciliate, upper surface with midrib impressed, lower surface covered with lax dark scales. Flowers 2-3, in a lax terminal inflorescence; calyx more or less disc-like, fringed with setae; corolla white flushed pink, with a yellow blotch inside, funnel-campanulate, 60-70 mm, outer surface pubescent, especially on tube, scaly, more densely so on lobes; stamens 10; ovary densely scaly, tapering into the scaly style. Flowering April. Royal Horticultural Society (1997)
Distribution Myanmar N
Habitat 1,200-2,150 m
RHS Hardiness Rating H2
Conservation status Data deficient (DD)
A distinctive species on account of its hairy corolla and long-acuminate leaves. Royal Horticultural Society (1997)