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3. Lysimachia saxicola Chun & F. H. Chen in F. H. Chen & C. M. Hu, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 17(4): 26. 1979.

岩居香草 yan ju xiang cao

Herbs perennial, to 18 cm tall. Stems erect or prostrate at base, terete or angular in upper part, usually simple. Lower leaves scalelike. Upper leaves alternate, 3 or 4 crowded at apex of stem in a whorl; petiole 5--8 mm; leaf blade ovate, subleathery, base rounded to broadly cuneate, margin thickened and cartilaginous, apex acute. Racemes in axils of normal leaves, scalelike leaves along stem, 2--4-flowered; rachis 0.5--2 mm; bracts lanceolate to subulate, 2--4 mm. Pedicel 2--5 mm. Calyx ca. 3 mm; lobes ovate, glandular on margin and inside, apex acuminate. Corolla yellow, ca. 7 mm, deeply parted; lobes oblong. Filaments connate basally into a ca. 0.5 mm high ring, fused with corolla, free parts ca. 0.7 mm; anthers ca. 4 mm, basifixed, opening by apical pores. Ovary ovoid; style ca. 4 mm. Capsule unknown.

* On calcareous formations; ca. 2500 m. NW Guangxi

1 Leaves glabrous   3a var. saxicola
+ Leaves ± pubescent   3b var. minor

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