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14. Delphinium brunonianum Royle, Ill. Bot. Himal. Mts. 1: 56. 1834.

囊距翠雀花 nang ju cui que hua

Stem 10--22(--34) cm tall, puberulent, often mixed with yellow, glandular hairs, simple. Leaf blade 5--9 cm wide, base abruptly cuneate; primary lobes separate for at least 60% of blade radius; central lobe broadly rhombic, 3-lobulate, distally incised dentate, apex acute; ultimate lobules narrowly ovate; proximal leaves usually not withered. Corymb 4--9 cm, 2--4-flowered, puberulent and yellow glandular puberulent; bracts leaflike or oblong. Pedicels 5.5--7 cm; bracteoles distal, elliptic or oblong, 1.7--2 cm. Sepals persistent, blue-purple, abaxially sericeous; spur saccate or conic, 6--10 mm, base 6--9 mm in diam.; other sepals 2--2.5 cm. Petals 2-lobed, pilose. Staminode limb oblong, 2-cleft, yellow barbate. Filaments glabrous. Carpels 4 or 5; ovaries sparsely puberulent. Fl. Aug.

Grassy or gravelly places; 4500--6000 m. S Xizang [Afghanistan, Kashmir, Nepal, N Pakistan].


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