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99. Delphinium angustirhombicum W. T. Wang, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 6(1): 9. 1986.

狭菱形翠雀花 xia ling xing cui que hua

Stem ca. 42 cm tall, sparsely spreading puberulent, proximally with several axillary, short, sterile branches. Leaf blade ca. 5.5 cm wide, base cordate; primary lobes separate for at least 60% of blade radius; central lobe narrowly rhombic, 3-lobulate, distally 1- or few dentate, apex shortly acuminate; ultimate lobules triangular; proximal leaves withered. Raceme ca. 29 cm, ca. 19-flowered; rachis glabrous proximally, elsewhere retrorsely puberulent and yellow glandular puberulent; proximal bracts leaflike, distal ones linear or narrowly so. Pedicels 1.5--5.8 cm, retrorsely puberulent and yellow glandular puberulent; bracteoles distal, linear or narrowly so, 5--10 mm. Sepals purple-blue, abaxially appressed puberulent; spur subulate, 1.9--2.2 cm, recurved U-shaped, base 2--3 mm in diam.; other sepals 1.3--1.5 cm. Petals 2-lobulate, glabrous. Staminode limb obtrapezoid, 2-cleft, yellow barbate. Filaments glabrous. Carpels 3; ovaries puberulent distally. Fl. Jul.

* Moist areas; ca. 3500 m. NW Yunnan (Zhongdian Xian).


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