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40. Petitmenginia Bonati in Lecomte, Notul. Syst. (Paris). 1: 335. 1911.

钟山草属 mao guan si rui cao shu

Herbs, terrestrial. Stems erect. Leaves alternate, sessile to subsessile, gradually decreasing in size upward, pinnately parted, 1-veined. Flowers solitary in leaf axils or in racemes. Bracteoles 2. Calyx campanulate, 5-lobed. Corolla small, obscurely 2-lipped; lower lip longer than upper lip, 3-lobed, lobes spreading flat; upper lip straight, 2-lobed. Stamens 4, somewhat didynamous, included; anther locules 2, distinct, base mucronate. Style slender; stigma inconspicuous, apex acute. Capsule globose, sometimes compressed, as long as or shorter than calyx, base rounded, apex truncate or emarginate, 4-valved. Seeds numerous, pyramidal to oblong; seed coat reticulate.

Two species: Cambodia, China, Laos, Thailand; both in China.

1 Calyx hirsute, with 5 thickened folds between lobes; seeds ca. 0.6 X 0.3 mm   1 Petitmenginia comosa
+ Calyx densely scabrous, without folds; seeds ca. 0.4 X 0.2 mm   2 Petitmenginia matsumurae

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