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FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 6 | Ranunculaceae | Delphinium

3. Delphinium xichangense W. T. Wang, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 6(1): 1. 1986.

西昌翠雀花 xi chang cui que hua

Stem ca. 5.5 cm tall, spreading pubescent and yellow glandular puberulent, simple. Leaf blade 2.5--4.5 cm wide, base deeply cordate; primary lobes separate for less than 60% of blade radius; central lobe flabellate-obtrapezoid or obtrapezoid, 3-lobulate, distally entire or 1-dentate, apex acute; ultimate lobules ovate; proximal leaves withered or not. Corymb ca. 2.2 cm, ca. 4-flowered, spreading puberulent and yellow glandular puberulent; proximal bracts leaflike, distal ones long elliptic. Pedicels 0.8--1.2 cm; bracteoles distal, lanceolate-linear, ca. 8 mm. Sepals purplish, abaxially pilose and yellow glandular puberulent; spur narrowly conic, ca. 1.1 cm, base ca. 5.5 mm in diam.; other sepals ca. 1.2 cm. Petals 2-lobulate, glabrous. Staminode limb oblanceolate-spatulate, 2-lobulate, glabrous. Filaments glabrous. Ovaries distally puberulent. Fl. Oct.

* Alpine meadows; ca. 3800 m. SW Sichuan (Xichang Shi).


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