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1. Sinojohnstonia moupinensis (Franchet) W. T. Wang, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 4(2): 2. 1984.

短蕊车前紫草 duan rui che qian zi cao

Omphalodes moupinensis Franchet, Nouv. Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat., ser. 2, 10: 64. 1887; O. cordata Hemsley; Trigonotis moupinense (Franchet) I. M. Johnston.

Plants with fibrous roots, not rhizomatous. Stems several, 15-20 cm tall, short strigose. Basal leaves several; petiole 4-7 cm; leaf blade ovate-cordate, 4-10 × 2.5-6 cm, sparsely strigose, short appressed pubescent, apex short acuminate; stem leaves widely spaced, smaller, 1-2 cm. Inflorescences 1-1.5 cm, densely short appressed pubescent, few flowered. Calyx 2.5-3 mm; lobes lanceolate, short appressed pubescent. Corolla white or purplish; tube shorter than calyx, ca. 1.6 mm; throat appendages semiorbicular, papillate; limb ca. 2 × as long as tube; lobes obovate. Stamens inserted slightly above middle of corolla, included; anthers oblong, ca. 0.6 mm. Style ca. 1.5 mm. Nutlets black-brown, ca. 2.5 mm, adaxially short pubescent; margin of cupular emergence light red-brown, glabrous, mouth constricted, ca. 1.5 mm. Fl. and fr. Mar-Jul.

* Forests, shaded moist rocky areas; 1000-2700 m. Gansu, Hubei, Hunan, Ningxia, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan.


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