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142. Gentiana muscicola C. Marquand, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew. 1937: 189. 1937.

藓生龙胆 xian sheng long dan

Perennials 3-6 cm tall, with long slender stolons. Stems erect, simple, glabrous. Petiole 2-2.5 mm; leaf blade ovate, 4-5 × 3-4 mm, abaxially glabrous, adaxially densely and minutely papillate, base rounded to cordate, margin narrowly membranous, apex acute; veins 1-3, slender. Pedicel 2-3 mm, glabrous. Calyx tubular, 4.5-5.5 mm; lobes filiform to filiform-subulate, 1.5-2 mm, base 0.8-1.2 mm wide, margin narrowly membranous, apex acuminate, midvein prominent. Corolla purple, funnelform, 1-1.1 cm; lobes ovate-lanceolate to ovate-triangular, 2.5-3.5 mm, margin entire, apex obtuse; plicae ovate, 0.7-1 mm, margin laciniate. Stamens inserted at apical part of corolla tube, equal; filaments 2-2.5 mm; anthers ellipsoid, 0.6-0.8 mm. Ovary ellipsoid, 2.5-3 mm; gynophore ca. 2 mm, stout. Style 3-4 mm; stigma lobes linear. Fl. Jul.

Among mosses on stones or under forests; 2700-3200 m. SE Xizang, NW Yunnan [NE Myanmar].


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