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136. Lysimachia pumila (Baudo) Franchet, J. Bot. (Morot). 9: 460. 1895.

矮星宿菜 ai xing su cai

Bernardina pumila Baudo, Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot., Ser. 2, 20: 349. 1843.

Herbs perennial, 3--20 cm tall. Stems many, decumbent or ascending, ± glandular puberulent. Leaves alternate, often opposite in lower part of stem; petiole ca. as long as to shorter than leaf blade, narrowly winged; leaf blade spatulate to obovate or broadly ovate, 5--10(--20) X 3--7 mm, glabrous, sparsely dark purple or black glandular punctate and striate, base attenuate, apex rounded. Inflorescences capitate towards apex, 4--8-flowered; bracts leaflike, ca. 4 mm. Pedicel 1--3 mm, glandular puberulent. Calyx lobes oblong-lanceolate, ca. 3 mm, dark glandular striate outside, apex blunt. Corolla pink; tube ca. 2 mm; lobes spatulate or obovate, ca. 3 mm, epunctate, apex rounded. Stamens exserted; filaments adnate to base of corolla lobes; anthers purple, ovate, dorsifixed, ca. 0.7 mm. Ovary glabrous; style ca. 5 mm. Capsule ovoid, 3--4 mm in diam. Fl. May-Jun.

* Moist meadows, damp woodland margins; 3500--4000 m. W Sichuan, NW and W Yunnan.


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