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158. Delphinium nangchienense W. T. Wang, Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 27: 616. 1979.

囊谦翠雀花 nang qian cui que hua

Stem ca. 55 cm tall, retrorsely puberulent, simple. Leaf blade 4--8 cm wide, base deeply cordate; primary lobes separate for at least 90% of blade radius; central lobe rhombic, 3-parted nearly to midvein, distally 1- or 2-lobulate or undivided, apex acute; ultimate lobules narrowly triangular to linear; proximal leaves withered. Raceme 12--15.5 cm, 5--9-flowered, densely retrorsely puberulent and mixed with a few long hairs; proximal bracts leaflike, distal ones linear. Pedicels 3.3--4.4 cm; bracteoles distal, linear, 6--7 mm. Sepals blue, abaxially puberulent and villous; spur subulate-cylindric, 2.4--2.8 cm, base ca. 3 mm in diam.; other sepals ca. 1.4 cm. Petals undivided, ciliate. Staminode limb suboblong, apically erose, yellow barbate. Filaments pilose. Carpels 3; ovaries densely puberulent. Fl. Aug. 2n = 16*.

* Grassy places near forest margins; ca. 4200 m. S Qinghai (Nangqên Xian).


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