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1. Verbascum phoeniceum Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 178. 1753.


Perennials. Stems 30-100 cm, sometimes branched above middle. Leaves mostly basal; petiole to 3 cm; leaf blade ovate to oblong, 4-10 cm, glabrous or puberulent, base subrounded to broadly cuneate, margin coarsely crenate to shallowly undulate. Stem leaves small and sessile when present. Raceme simple or branched. Rachises, bracts, pedicels, and calyces glandular pilose. Flowers solitary at each node. Pedicel to 1.5 cm. Calyx 4-6 mm; lobes elliptic. Corolla purple, ca. 2.5 cm in diam. Stamens 5; filaments purple woolly; anthers reniform. Capsule ovoid, ca. 6 mm, longer than persistent calyx, apically sparsely glandular pilose, veins bulging and reticulate. Fl. May-Jun, fr. Jun-Aug.

Grassy areas on mountain slopes; 1600-1800 m. N Xinjiang [Russia; Europe].


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