70. Chirita minutihamata D. Wood, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 31: 370. 1972.
多痕唇柱苣苔 duo hen chun zhu ju tai
Chirita cicatricosa W. T. Wang.
Perennials. Rhizome internodes conspicuous. Stems decumbent, 4-20 cm, densely brownish glandular pubescent and villous. Stem leaves 4-10, alternate; petiole 0.5-5.5 cm X ca. 2 mm; leaf blade ovate to elliptic, 1.5-8.5 X 1.4-4.2 cm, herbaceous, sparsely puberulent to pilose, eglandular, base oblique, cuneate to cordate, margin denticulate to crenate or serrate, apex acute; lateral veins 5 or 6 on each side of midrib, slightly conspicuous. Cymes 1- or 2-flowered; peduncle 1.5-8 cm, pubescent to pilose; bracts 2, free, broadly lanceolate, 5-11 X 2.4-3.5 mm, pubescent to pilose, margin entire, apex acuminate. Pedicel 0.6-1.4 cm, pubescent to glandular pilose. Calyx 5-sect from base; segments equal, lanceolate, 8-10 X 1.8-2.5 mm, outside pilose, inside sparsely puberulent, margin entire, apex acuminate. Corolla blue-purple, ca. 4.5 cm, outside sparsely puberulent, inside glabrous; tube narrowly funnelform, ca. 2.8 cm X 8 mm; adaxial lip ca. 1.2 cm; abaxial lip ca. 7 mm. Filaments ca. 1 cm, puberulent near apex; anthers fused by entire adaxial surfaces, ca. 3 mm, densely puberulent; staminodes 2, 2-7 mm. Pistil ca. 3 cm, puberulent; ovary ca. 1.8 cm. Stigma obtrapeziform, ca. 2.5 mm, emarginate. Capsule erect, 3-4.5 cm. Fl. Oct, fr. Nov.
Montane forests. S Guangxi (Dongxing Xian, Fangcheng Xian) [Vietnam].
After publication of the family treatment for the Flora of China,
this was treated as Primulina minutihamata (D. Wood) Mich. Möller & A. Weber (Taxon 60: 783. 2011).