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3. Sinojohnstonia chekiangensis (Migo) W. T. Wang, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 4(2): 3. 1984.

浙赣车前紫草 zhe gan che qian zi cao

Omphalodes chekiangensis Migo, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 56: 265. 1942.

Plants with several rhizomes, to 15 cm. Stems several, prostrate to spreading, 10-35 cm tall. Basal leaves several; petiole to 12 cm; leaf blade ovate, 7-12 × 3-6 cm, densely short strigose, base cordate, apex acuminate; stem leaves smaller. Inflorescences densely short strigose, many flowered, ebracteate. Calyx ca. 6 mm, 5-parted to base; lobes linear-lanceolate, densely strigose abaxially. Corolla white or light reddish, campanulate, ca. 1 cm, glabrous; tube shorter than calyx; throat appendages ca. 1 mm; limb ca. 1/2 as long as tube; lobes ovate. Stamens inserted on upper part of corolla tube, slightly exserted; filaments ca. 3 mm; anthers oblong, ca. 0.9 mm, apex obtuse. Style ca. 6 mm, exserted. Nutlets 3-5 mm; margin of cupular emergence inflexed. Fl. and fr. Apr-May. 2n = 24*.

* Forests, shaded moist rocky areas; ca. 900 m. Hunan, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Zhejiang.


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