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25. Amblynotus (A. de Candolle) I. M. Johnston, Contr. Gray Herb. 73: 64. 1924.

钝背草属 dun bei cao shu

Herbs perennial, cespitose, strigose. Leaves alternate, oblanceolate, apex obtuse. Cymes bracteate. Calyx 5-parted to base; lobes erect, linear, slightly enlarged in fruit. Corolla blue; tube shorter than calyx; throat appendaged; limb broadly campanulate, 3-5 mm wide; lobes overlapping, apex obtuse. Stamens inserted at middle of corolla tube, included; filaments extremely short; anthers oblong, base and apex obtuse. Ovary 4-parted. Style included; stigma capitate. Gynobase nearly flat. Nutlets vertical, slightly curved, adaxially longitudinally keeled; abaxially convex, glabrous, shiny; attachment scar at base adaxially, triangular.

One species: China, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and Russia.

Lower Taxon


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