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2. Gleadovia mupinense Hu, Sunyatsenia. 4: 2. 1939.

宝兴藨寄生 bao xing biao ji sheng

Herbs 10-20(-30) cm tall. Stems thick, 5-12(-20) cm. Leaves oblong-lanceolate or lanceolate, 1.5-2 cm X 8-10 mm, along with bracts and bractlets glabrous. Flowers borne on upper part of stem. Bract borne at pedicel base, oblong or ovate, 1.5-2 cm X 8-10 mm; bractlets 2, borne on the upper part of stem, linear or linear-lanceolate, 2-3 cm X 2-4 mm. Pedicel thick, (2-)4-9 cm. Calyx tubular, slightly enlarged upward, 2.5-3 X 1-1.2 cm, apex 5-lobed; lobes oblong-triangular. Corolla pale purple, pale purple-red, or rarely white, 4-7.5 cm; tube narrow, as long as calyx, slightly enlarged upward; upper lip 2-lobed; lower lip 3-lobed; lobes densely villous on both sides. Filaments 2.5-3.5 cm, base densely villous; anthers ovoid, 3-3.5 mm, connective slightly elongated. Ovary ovoid-globose. Style 4-5.5 cm; stigma irregularly 2-lobed. Fruit unknown. Fl. Apr-Jul.

* Roadsides, forests, humid places; 3000-3500 m. Sichuan.


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