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25. Hepatica Miller, Gard. Dict. Abr., ed. 4. [628]. 1754.

獐耳细辛属 zhang er xi xin shu

Fu Dezhi; Orbélia R. Robinson

Herbs perennial. Rhizome lateral roots dense. Leaves basal, simple, long petiolate, conspicuously or inconspicuously 3- to 5-lobed to parted to middle, margin entire or toothed. Inflorescences scapose, 1-flowered; involucral bracts 3, whorled. Flowers terminal, bisexual. Sepals petaloid. Petals absent. Stamens numerous; filaments sublinear; anthers ellipsoid. Pistils numerous; ovary 1-ovuled. Styles persistent, short. Achenes ovoid.

Seven species: N hemisphere; two species (one endemic) in China.

1 Leaf lobes 1- or 2-toothed; bracts margin entire or 3-toothed   1 H. henryi
+ Leaf lobes and bracts margin entire   2 H. nobilis

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