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5. Veronica lanuginosa Bentham ex J. D. Hooker, Fl. Brit. India. 4: 293. 1884.

绵毛婆婆纳 mian mao po po na

Perennials, densely white woolly. Stems ascending, sometimes branched from base and middle, 5-15 cm tall, internodes less than 1 cm. Leaves often crowded, imbricate, sessile, lower ones scalelike; leaf blade orbicular, ca. 1 X 1 cm, margin entire or serrate. Inflorescences terminal, racemose or subcapitate; bracts imbricate, subequal in size. Pedicel ca. 4 mm. Calyx ca. 5 mm, densely woolly, 5-lobed; lobes obovate-lanceolate, upper lobe much smaller than others. Corolla 0.9-1.2 cm; tube 2-2.5 mm; lobes slightly patent, upper lobe to 7 mm wide. Stamens slightly shorter than corolla. Ovary apically pubescent. Capsule ellipsoid, slightly compressed, as long as calyx, pubescent. Style ca. 6 mm. Fl. Jun.

4000-4700 m. S Xizang [Bhutan, Nepal, Sikkim].


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