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141. Gentiana lacinulata T. N. Ho, Acta Biol. Plateau Sin. 3(3): 18. 1984.

条裂龙胆 tiao ye long dan

Perennials 3-4 cm tall, with short stolons. Stems ascending to erect, simple, glabrous. Petiole 1.5-3 mm; leaf blade elliptic to ovate-elliptic, 3.5-6 × 1.5-2 mm, abaxially glabrous, adaxially densely and minutely papillate, base narrowed, apex obtuse, veins indistinct. Basal leaves withered at anthesis. Stem leaves spreading, much shorter than internodes. Pedicel 1-3 mm, glabrous. Calyx tubular, 6-7 mm; lobes filiform to filiform-subulate, 2-2.5 mm, base 0.8-1 mm wide, margin narrowly membranous, apex acuminate, midvein prominent. Corolla bright blue to blue-purple, with pale yellow-green base, funnelform, 1.2-1.5 cm; lobes 2.5-3 mm, suborbicular, base distinctly narrowed, margin erose, apex rounded; plicae broadly oblong, 0.7-1 mm, margin laciniate. Stamens inserted at apical part of corolla tube, equal; filaments 1.5-2 mm; anthers ellipsoid, 0.7-1 mm. Ovary ellipsoid, 3.5-4 mm; gynophore 2.5-3 mm, stout. Style 1.5-2 mm; stigma lobes linear. Fl. Aug.

* Alpine meadows; 3900-4300 m. SE Xizang.


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