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12. Asarum sieboldii Miquel, Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi. 2: 134. 1865.

汉城细辛 han cheng xi xin

Asarum sieboldii f. seoulense (Nakai) C. Y. Chang & C. S. Yang; A. sieboldii var. seoulense Nakai; Asiasarum heterotropoides (F. Schmidt) F. Maekwa var. seoulense (Nakai) F. Maekawa; A. sieboldii (Miquel) F. Maekawa.

Herbs. Rhizomes vertical or horizontal, 2-3 mm in diam., internodes 1-2 cm. Leaves paired; petiole 8-18 cm, glabrous or pubescent; leaf blade uniformly colored, cordate or ovate-cordate, 4-11 × 4.5-13.5 cm, abaxial surface pubescent only along veins or densely pubescent, adaxial surface sparsely puberulent, base deeply cordate, lateral lobes 1.5-4 × 2-2.5 cm, apex shortly acuminate or acute; cataphylls reniform-rounded, ca. 1.3 × 1.3 cm. Peduncle declinate, 2-4 cm. Calyx dark purple, urceolate to campanulate, 1-1.5 × 1-1.5 cm; sepals connate beyond attachment to ovary, abaxially glabrous; tube subglobose, 6-8 × 1-1.5 cm, adaxially longitudinally ribbed; lobes erect or spreading, triangular-ovate, ca. 0.7 × 1 cm. Stamens 12; filaments slightly longer than anthers; connectives shortly extended beyond anthers, awl-shaped. Ovary superior. Styles free, short, apex shallowly 2-cleft; stigmas lateral. Fl. Apr-May.

Forests, moist valleys. Liaoning [Korea].


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