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85. Delphinium yanwaense W. T. Wang, Acta Bot. Yunnan. 5: 157. 1983.

岩瓦翠雀花 yan wa cui que hua

Stem ca. 30 cm tall, retrorsely puberulent proximally, glabrous distally, branched. Leaf blade 4--6 cm wide, base cordate; primary lobes separate for at least 60% of blade radius; central lobe rhombic, 3-lobulate, distally 1- or 2-dentate, apex acute; ultimate lobules narrowly ovate; proximal leaves usually not withered. Raceme ca. 16 cm, sparsely 3--5-flowered; rachis glabrous; proximal bracts leaflike, distal ones narrowly oblong. Pedicels 3.5--10 cm, appressed puberulent near apex; bracteoles distal, linear or narrowly so, 0.5--1.8 cm. Sepals blue-purple, abaxially densely appressed puberulent; spur subulate, ca. 1.9 cm, straight, base ca. 2 mm in diam.; other sepals 7.5--9 mm. Petals 2-lobulate, sparsely ciliate. Staminode limb subobovate, 2-cleft, yellow barbate. Filaments pilose. Carpels 3; ovaries puberulent. Fl. Jul.

* Rocks in valleys; ca. 2700 m. NW Yunnan (Weixi Lisu Zu Zizhixian).


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