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10. Aeschynanthus lancilimbus W. T. Wang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 13: 64. 1975.

披针芒毛苣苔 pi zhen mang mao ju tai

Stems ca. 50 cm, glabrous. Leaves opposite; petiole 3-6 mm; leaf blade lanceolate, rarely ovate, 4-6.3 X 1.4-2.5 cm, leathery to papery, glabrous, adaxially drying smooth, abaxially sparsely punctate, base broadly cuneate to rounded, margin entire, apex long acuminate to acuminate; lateral veins nearly invisible. Inflorescences unknown; bracts deciduous. Pedicel ca. 1.3 cm, glabrous. Calyx green, ca. 7 mm, 5-lobed from below middle; tube ca. 2 mm in diam. at mouth; lobes linear-lanceolate, ca. 5 X 1-1.5 mm, outside glabrous. Corolla red, ca. 2.7 cm, outside sparsely puberulent, inside glabrous, mouth not oblique; limb indistinctly 2-lipped; adaxial lip ca. 2.5 mm; abaxial lip ca. 3 mm. Stamens exserted; filaments 2.5-2.8 cm; anthers coherent in pairs at apex, ca. 2.5 mm; staminode ca. 2 mm. Pistil ca. 4.2 cm; ovary puberulent. Style ca. 2 cm, puberulent. Fruit and seeds unknown. Fl. Oct.

* Densely forested valleys; ca. 1200 m. SE Yunnan (Yanshan Xian).


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