All Floras      Advanced Search
FOC Vol. 15 Page 74 Login | eFloras Home | Help
FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 15 | Primulaceae | Lysimachia

122. Lysimachia violascens Franchet, J. Bot. (Morot). 9: 459. 1895.

大花珍珠菜 da hua zhen zhu cai

Herbs perennial, 30--90 cm tall. Stems erect, slightly angular, usually simple; young parts and inflorescences ± minutely brown glandular. Leaves alternate or sometimes subopposite on lower part of stem, sessile or subsessile, lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, 5--10 X 1--2 cm, glabrous, sparsely dark purple or black glandular punctate or striate, base attenuate, margin obscurely undulate, apex acuminate. Racemes terminal, 10--25 cm; bracts linear. Pedicel erect to spreading, 4--13 mm, ca. as long as bracts. Calyx lobes 5--6 mm, abaxially with 4--6 vertical brown glandular stripes, margin membranous, apex acute. Corolla pink, 0.8--1.2 cm, parted slightly below middle; lobes obovate, glandular punctate, apex rounded; sinus between lobes acute. Stamens ca. 2/3 as long as corolla lobes; filaments adnate to base of corolla lobes; anthers elliptic, dorsifixed, ca. 1 mm. Ovary glabrous; style ca. 6 mm. Capsule subglobose, ca. 3 mm in diam.

* Mountain slopes; N Yunnan.


Flora of China @
Browse by
Advanced Search

Flora of China Home




 |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |