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15. Scrophularia heucheriiflora Schrenk in Fischer & C. A. Meyer, Enum. Pl. Nov. 1: 25. 1841.

新疆玄参 xin jiang xuan shen

Herbs, to 8 cm tall. Stems subquadrangular, white hairy, apically glandular hairy, pith white. Leaves scalelike on lower nodes. Petiole to 5 cm, densely white hairy; leaf blade mostly triangular-ovate, to 13 X 9 cm, abaxially with short white hairs, base cordate to rarely broadly cuneate, margin irregularly triangular-serrate. Thyrses narrowly conical, to 30 cm, less than 3.5 cm wide, densely glandular hairy; peduncle less than 1 cm. Pedicel ca. 5 mm. Calyx ca. 2.5 mm; lobes linear-oblong, margin submembranous. Corolla ca. 3 mm, slightly longer than calyx; upper lip slightly longer than lower lip; lobes orbicular. Stamens ca. 5 mm, exserted from corolla; staminode large, ligulate. Ovary ca. 1 mm. Style to 5 mm. Capsule ovoid-globose, ca. 6 mm including beak, veins conspicuously reticulate. Fl. and fr. May-Jun.

Below 900 m. N Xinjiang [Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan].


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