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60. Pedicularis artselaeri Maximowicz, Bull. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg. 24: 84. 1877.

埃氏马先蒿 ai shi ma xian hao

Herbs perennial, 3--6 cm tall, drying slightly black. Roots fleshy. Stems 1 to several together, delicate, enveloped in lanceolate to ovate, membranous scales and marcescent petioles, pubescent. Petiole 5.5--9 cm, delicate, diffuse, densely tomentose; leaf blade oblong-lanceolate, 7--10 X 2--2.5 cm, abaxially rust colored hispidulous along veins, adaxially sparsely long pubescent; segments 8--14 pairs, ovate, pinnatipartite, incised-dentate. Pedicel to 10 cm, slender, curved, villous. Calyx 1.2--1.8 cm; lobes 5, ± equal, leaflike. Corolla purple, 3--4 cm; tube erect, slightly longer than to 1.5 X as long as calyx; galea ca. 1.3 cm, apex acute or obtuse; lower lip slightly longer than galea, lobes rounded, ± equal. Filaments pubescent. Capsule completely enclosed by calyx, ovoid, ca. 1.3 cm. Fl. May, fr. Jul--Aug.

* Moist places, rocky slopes, forests; 1000--2800 m. Hebei, Hubei, Shaanxi, Shanxi, NE Sichuan

1 Apex of galea acute; lobes of lower corolla lip not sinuate; pedicel to 6.5 cm   60a var. artselaeri
+ Apex of galea obtuse; lobes of lower corolla lip sinuate; pedicel to 10 cm   60b var. wutaiensis

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