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5. Lagotis decumbens Ruprecht, Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint Pétersbourg, sér. 7. 14(4): 64. 1869.

倾卧兔耳草 qing wo tu er cao

Lagotis glauca Gaertner subsp. australis Maximowicz.

Herbs, 8-15 cm tall. Old root crown with 1-3 series of ovate scales. Rhizomes short, ca. 6 mm in diam. Stems 1-3, prostrate to ascending, 5-20 cm, slender. Basal leaves 5-10; petiole 6-7 cm; leaf blade ovate-oblong to ovate-elliptic, 2.5-6 cm, base broadly cuneate, margin coarsely serrate, apex obtuse. Stem leaves 3 or 4, sessile or short petiolate; leaf blade ovate, much smaller than basal leaves, margin obscurely toothed, apex acute. Spikes ca. 2.5 cm, dense; bracts broadly elliptic, to 1 cm. Calyx 2-lobed nearly to base. Corolla pale blue, ca. 1 cm; tube straight, much longer than limb; lower lip 3- or 4-parted, spreading flat; upper lip suborbicular, apex entire or emarginate. Filaments short. Style included. Fl. Jun-Jul.

Moraines, along streams, stony slopes; 4800-5500 m. Xinjiang, Xizang [Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan].


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