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16. Chrysosplenium glossophyllum H. Hara, J. Jap. Bot. 17: 19. 1941.

舌叶金腰 she ye jin yao

Chrysosplenium guangxiense H. G. Ye & G. C. Zhang.

Herbs 14.5-26 cm tall. Stems brown pilose. Basal leaves with petiole 2.5-8 cm, brown pilose; leaf blade subelliptic, 4.3-8.5 × 2.7-4.3 cm, abaxially glabrous, adaxially brown hispid, base rounded to subcordate, margin 20-36-crenate, sometimes obscurely so. Pleiochasium 5-9.5 cm, remotely flowered; branches brown pilose proximally; proximal bracteal leaves with petiole 1.3-1.8 cm, brown pilose, leaf blade subovate, 2.7-3 × 1.7-1.9 cm, abaxially glabrous, adaxially and marginally brown hispid, base broadly cuneate, margin ca. 15-crenate; distal bracteal leaves with petiole 1.5-6 mm, leaf blade ovate to broadly obovate, 2.5-15 × 2-10 mm, glabrous, margin 5-9-crenate, teeth brown 1-verrucoseose at apex. Pedicel 1.5-5 mm, glabrous. Sepals broadly orbicular, ca. 2 × 2.6-3.1 mm, glabrous, apex obtuse. Stamens 8, ca. 0.7 mm. Ovary semi-inferior; styles short. Disc absent. Capsule ca. 3 mm, apex subtruncate, retuse; carpels horizontal, subequal; rostrums ca. 0.5 mm. Seeds dark brown, shiny, subovoid, ca. 0.5 mm, papillose. Fl. and fr. Apr-Jul.

* Shaded and wet places in ravines; 1000-1400 m. NW Guangxi (Tianlin Xian), C Sichuan (Guan Xian).


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