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301. Pedicularis tayloriana P. C. Tsoong, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 3: 283. 1955.

泰氏马先蒿 tai shi ma xian hao

Pedicularis taylorii P. C. Tsoong.

Herbs perennial, less than 7 cm tall, shiny, barely glabrous throughout, drying dark black. Rootstock short. Stems usually 2--4. Leaves almost all basal; petiole 1--1.5 cm, membranously winged; leaf blade 5--10 X 2.5--4.5 mm, pinnatipartite to pinnatisect; segments 5 or 6 pairs, ovate, incised-dentate. Flowers 1--4, single or pseudo-opposite; bracts leaflike, small. Pedicel to 4--10 mm, with 2 lines of hairs. Calyx ca. 7 mm, usually glandular pubescent basally, more than 1/2 cleft anteriorly; lobes 3--5, unequal, posterior one small, linear and entire, sometimes absent, lateral lobes distinctly serrate apically. Corolla red, with white dots on throat; tube ca. 2.2 cm, pubescent; galea bent at a right angle; beak 5--5.5 mm; lower lip ca. 9 mm X 1.4 cm, ciliate. Filaments pubescent. Fl. Jun.

* Open grassy hillsides. E Xizang.


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