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28. Aeschynanthus pachytrichus W. T. Wang, Acta Bot. Yunnan. 6: 24. 1984.

粗毛芒毛苣苔 cu mao mang mao ju tai

Stems ca. 20 cm, glabrous. Leaves opposite; petiole 4-8 mm; leaf blade lanceolate to narrowly oblong, 8.5-14.8 X 2-3.8 cm, papery to thin leathery, glabrous, adaxially drying nearly smooth, abaxially not punctate, base attenuate, margin entire, apex long acuminate; lateral veins indistinct. Cymes pseudoterminal, 2-4-flowered; peduncle absent; bracts persistent, green, subulate, ca. 1 X 0.2 mm. Pedicel 6-10 mm, glabrous. Calyx green, 9-10 mm, shallowly 5-lobed; tube ca. 5 mm in diam. at mouth; lobes slightly unequal, triangular, 3-5 X 1.8-2 mm, outside glabrous. Corolla red, 5-5.5 cm, outside sparsely puberulent apically, inside with subulate and triangular hairs basally, without tufts of hairs, mouth not oblique; limb indistinctly 2-lipped; adaxial lip ca. 5 mm; abaxial lip ca. 1 cm. Stamens exserted; filaments 3-4 cm; anthers coherent in pairs at apex, 3-3.5 mm; staminode ca. 0.5 mm. Pistil ca. 6.5 cm; ovary glabrous. Style ca. 3.2 cm, sparsely puberulent. Fruit and seeds unknown. Fl. Aug.

* On trees in forests of montane regions; ca. 1000 m. W Yunnan (Yingjiang Xian).


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