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27. Delphinium chenii W. T. Wang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 6: 369. 1957.

白缘翠雀花 bai yuan cui que hua

Delphinium albomarginatum Chen, Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol., Peiping, n.s., 1: 170. 1948, not Simonova (1924).

Stem 14--38 cm tall, puberulent or sometimes glabrescent, few branched or simple. Leaf blade 2--5 cm wide, base cordate; primary lobes separate for at least 60% of blade radius; central lobe cuneate-rhombic, 3-cleft, distally few dentate, apex acute; ultimate lobules narrowly oblong or lanceolate; proximal leaves withered. Corymb 3.5--7 cm, 2--4-flowered; bracts leaflike. Pedicels 2.4--3.8 cm, retrorsely puberulent; bracteoles distal, oblong or linear, 4--6 mm. Sepals persistent, abaxially sparsely puberulent; upper sepal bluish, spur subulate, 1.6--2.2 cm, base 2--3 mm in diam.; other sepals white at margin, 1.4--1.8 cm. Petals obtuse or emarginate, glabrous, Staminode limb oblong, 2-cleft, yellow barbate. Filaments glabrous. Carpels 3; ovaries densely puberulent. Fl. Aug.

* Forest margins; 3900--5000 m. SW Sichuan (Daocheng Xian), NW Yunnan (Zhongdian Xian).


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