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80. Delphinium umbrosum Handel-Mazzetti, Symb. Sin. 7: 278. 1931.

阴地翠雀花 yin di cui que hua

Stem 30--110 cm tall, shortly strigose, hispidulous, or hispid, branched or simple. Leaf blade 4--20 cm wide, base cordate; primary lobes separate for at least 75% of blade radius; central lobe rhombic or narrowly so, 3-lobulate, distally incised dentate, apex acute; ultimate lobules ovate or narrowly so; proximal leaves withered or not. Raceme sometimes compound, 10--30 cm, 6--15-flowered, strigose and yellow glandular puberulent; proximal bracts leaflike, distal ones small, linear. Pedicels 2--8 cm; bracteoles distal, green, linear or linear-subulate, 0.8--1.9 cm × 0.5--1.8 mm. Sepals blue-purple, abaxially puberulent; spur subulate, 2--2.9 cm, recurved, straight, or upcurved, base 2--3 mm in diam.; other sepals 0.8--1.6 cm. Petals undivided, glabrous. Staminode limb ovate, 3--6 mm, 2-lobed, white barbate. Filaments glabrous. Carpels 3; ovaries puberulent. Fl. Aug--Oct.

Forests, forest margins, grassy slopes; 1900--3900 m. SW Sichuan, S Xizang, N Yunnan [Nepal].

1 Stem shortly strigose, hairs 0.1--0.9 mm   80a var. umbrosum
+ Stem proximally spreading hispid, hairs 1--2 mm.   (2)
2 (1) Bracteoles 0.6--1.1 mm wide   80b var. hispidum
+ Bracteoles 1.5--1.8 mm wide   80c var. drepanocentrum


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