Abelia chinensis is a species of Abelia described by Robert Brown. The plant inhabits China, Taiwan and Japan. It has reddish stems and glossy, small leaves that become reddish-brown before autumn. It is one of the most cold-resistant species within the genus.
Its simplified-form flowers are funnel-shaped, white, and its pink sepals remain long after flowering.
- Qiner Yang & Sven Landrein. "Abelia chinensis". Flora of China. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA. http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=2&taxon_id=200022258. Retrieved 10 October 2012.
- E.g., "Abelia chinensis R. Br.". The Royal Horticultural Society. http://apps.rhs.org.uk/plantselector/plant?plantid=4353. Retrieved 10 October 2012.
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