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10. Euphrasia nankotaizanensis Yamamoto, Trans. Nat. Hist. Soc. Taiwan. 20: 104. 1930.

高山小米草 gao shan xiao mi cao

Perennials, 5-20 cm tall. Stems ascending or erect, often basally prostrate, simple or branched, densely white pubescent. Leaves increasing in size upward; leaf blade ovate to narrowly ovate, 5-12 X 4-8 mm, hispid, base rounded, margin acutely 3- or 4(-6)-toothed on each side, apex rounded. Spikes terminal; bracts similar to leaves in shape, slightly larger, hispid with eglandular and capitate glandular hairs. Calyx to 7 mm in fruit, densely capitate glandular; lobes ca. 2 X as long as tube, ovate-lanceolate, apex obtuse. Corolla yellow, capitate glandular, upper side 1.2-1.4 cm; tube ca. 1 cm; lower lip oblong, ca. 2 X 1.5 mm; galea shallowly notched. Anther locules with barbate hairs along slit after dehiscence. Capsule narrowly ovoid, nearly as long as calyx, sparsely hirsute. Fl. Jul-Oct.

* Gravelly slopes; 2800-3600 m. Taiwan (Ilan Xian, Taizhong Xian).


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