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4. Beccarinda erythrotricha W. T. Wang in W. T. Wang & K. Y. Pan, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 2(2): 121. 1982.

红毛横蒴苣苔 hong mao heng shuo ju tai

Subshrubs or herbs, perennial. Stems 12-20 cm. Leaves alternate, often crowded near stem apex; petiole 1.6-9 cm; leaf blade elliptic to ovate, 6.4-8.4 X 3-4.8 cm, sparsely villous or hirsute, abaxially densely purple-red pubescent along midrib and lateral veins, base broadly cuneate to nearly rounded, margin serrate to denticulate, apex acute; lateral veins 5 or 6 on each side of midrib. Peduncle 7-16 cm, purple-red villous to hirsute; bracts elliptic, 2-5 X ca. 2 mm, sparsely brownish villous to hirsute. Calyx segments narrowly ovate to lanceolate, 3.2-5 X 1.5-1.8 mm, outside reddish hirsute to sparsely pubescent. Corolla purplish, ca. 1.7 cm, outside sparsely pubescent; tube ca. 5 mm; adaxial lip lobes ca. 2 mm; abaxial lip ca. 1.1 cm, central lobe ca. 7 mm, lateral lobes ca. 3 mm. Filaments ca. 2.2 mm; anthers ca. 1.6 mm. Pistil glabrous; ovary ca. 2.5 mm. Style ca. 4.5 mm. Capsule 2-3.1 cm. Fl. Jun-Oct, fr. Jan-Jun.

* Dense forests; 1400-1700 m. SE Yunnan (Pingbian Xian).


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