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324. Pedicularis takpoensis P. C. Tsoong, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 3: 276. 1955.

塔布马先蒿 ta bu ma xian hao

Herbs perennial, to 9 cm tall, drying black. Roots fleshy. Stems usually numerous, red, with 2 or 3 lines of sparse hairs. Basal leaves long petiolate, glabrous; leaf blade lanceolate-oblong, 0.7--1.5 cm X 3--5 mm, abaxially white scurfy, adaxially glabrous, pinnatipartite; segments 7 or 8 pairs, crenate-dentate. Stem leaves smaller than basal leaves; segments 3--5 pairs. Inflorescences racemose, 7- or 8-flowered, centrifugal; bracts leaflike. Calyx tube ca. 5 mm, slightly cleft anteriorly, pubescent; lobes 5, unequal. Corolla red, with deeply red galea apically and white throat, 1.8--2 cm; tube ca. 1.5 cm, glabrous; galea ± bent at a right angle apically; beak bent downward, straight, 5--5.5 mm, slender; lower lip 9--10 mm X ca. 1.2 cm. Anterior filament pair slightly pubescent. Fl. Jun, fr. Jul.

* Open rocky slopes; ca. 4500 m. SE Xizang.


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