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40. Veronica riae H. Winkler, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 12: 481. 1922.

膜叶婆婆纳 mo ye po po na

Perennials, 10-20 cm tall. Stems slender, ascending, creeping at base, simple, pubescent with multicellular hairs. Leaves 3 or 4 pairs, crowded apically on stem; lower petioles 5-10 mm, upper leaves subsessile; leaf blade ovate to ovate-oblong, 2-4 X 1-2.5 cm, membranous, abaxially subglabrous, adaxially sparsely pubescent with multicellular hairs, base slightly oblique, margin dentate with teeth toward leaf apex. Racemes (1 or)2(or 3), axillary from upper leaves, 8-11 cm, 5-20-flowered, pubescent with multicellular hairs; peduncle more than 3 cm; bracts broadly linear, 2-3 mm. Pedicel straight, 5-7 mm. Calyx 4-lobed; lobes linear-lanceolate, ca. 3 mm, subequal, glabrous. Corolla red, rotate, ca. 1 cm in diam.; tube less than 1.5 mm; throat hairy. Stamens shorter than corolla. Capsule nearly as long as calyx, ca. 2 X as wide as long, apically ciliate, emarginate. Style 3-4 mm. Seeds 2-10 per locule, flattened, slightly convex. Fl. May-Jun.

* Forests; ca. 2000 m. Sichuan (Ya'an Xian, Tianquan Xian).


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