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4. Comastoma traillianum (Forrest) Holub, Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 2: 120. 1967.

高杯喉毛花 gao bei hou mao hua

Gentiana trailliana Forrest, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 4: 69. 1905; G. beesiana W. W. Smith; G. trailliana var. minima C. Marquand.

Annuals 5-30 cm tall. Stems erect, terete, striate. Basal leaves withered at anthesis. Stem leaves sessile, oblong to broadly ovate, 0.6-3.8 × 0.5-1(-1.3) cm, base obtuse to rounded and subamplexicaul, apex acute to obtuse; veins 1-3, abaxially distinct. Inflorescences racemelike, rarely 1-flow-ered. Pedicel erect, to 5 cm, striate. Calyx 5-7 mm; lobes slightly unequal, ovate-lanceolate to ovate, to 5 mm wide, margin sometimes ciliate, apex obtuse, veins 1-3 and sometimes ciliate. Corolla blue, salverform, 1.5-2.6 cm × to 6 mm; lobes oblong to elliptic, 8-11 × to 6 mm, scales 2, fimbriae ca. 4 mm, apex obtuse to rounded. Nectaries 10. Stamens inserted just below middle of corolla tube; filaments 4.5-5.5 mm, base decurrent into pubescent wings of corolla tube; anthers yellow, ellipsoid, ca. 2 mm. Ovary ovoid-ellipsoid, 1.2-1.5 cm. Style indistinct; stigma lobes suborbicular. Fl. Aug-Oct.

* Grassland slopes, alpine meadows, forests; 3000-4200 m. S Sichuan, NW Yunnan.


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