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119. Pedicularis pantlingii Prain, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 58(2): 273. 1889.

潘氏马先蒿 pan shi ma xian hao

Herbs perennial, to 30--60 cm tall. Stems often several, densely pubescent apically, branched apically or unbranched; branches slender, pubescent. Leaves alternate; petiole 1--6 cm, pubescent; leaf blade ovate or triangular-ovate, sometimes orbicular, 2.5--5 X 1.5--3 cm, abaxially white scurfy, adaxially sparsely pubescent, pinnatifid to pinnatipartite; segments 3--5 pairs, ovate to triangular-ovate, dentate. Inflorescences racemose, interrupted basally; bracts leaflike. Pedicel 1.5--3 mm, elongating in fruit. Calyx campanulate, 6--8 mm, slightly cleft anteriorly, yellow pubescent; lobes 5, unequal or ± equal in size, large. Corolla pale purple or pink, to ca. 1.7 cm; tube ca. 8 mm, ca. as long as or longer than calyx, slightly expanded apically; galea bent at a right angle apically; beak 5--6 mm; lower lip ciliate or glabrous, middle lobe rounded or triangular. 2 filaments sparsely pubescent, 2 glabrous. Capsule triangular-lanceolate, 1.5--2 cm. Seeds ovoid, ca. 1.5 mm. Fl. Jul--Aug, fr. Aug--Sep.

Wet boggy places, wet banks in dense mixed forests, alpine meadows; 3500--4200 m. S and SE Xizang, NW Yunnan [Bhutan, India (Darjeeling), Myanmar, Nepal, Sikkim]

1 Plants to 30--60 cm tall; leaves 2.5--5 cm; corolla ca. 1.7 cm; calyx lobes unequal; lower corolla lip ciliate, middle lobe rounded   119a subsp. pantlingii
+ Plants barely 30--35 cm tall; leaves ca. 2 cm; corolla barely 1.2 cm; calyx lobes ± equal; lower corolla lip not ciliate, middle lobe triangular   119b subsp. chimiliensis

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