A new epiphytic species Vaccinium chlaenophyllum Vuong, V.H. Bui & V.S. Dang (Ericaceae) is described from Lam Dong Province in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. Vaccinium chlaenophyllum is similar to V. pseudospadiceum but differs from it by having an epiphytic habit, smaller leaves, shorter calyx lobes and corolla, and a glabrous filament. A morphological description, illustrations, data on habitat, and a table comparing V. chlaenophyllum with V. pseudospadiceum are provided.
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