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18. Didymocarpus adenocalyx W. T. Wang, Guihaia. 6: 11. 1986.

腺萼长蒴苣苔 xian e chang shuo ju tai

Stems ca. 20 cm, densely puberulent. Leaves opposite; petiole 0.4-1.1 cm; leaf blade elliptic to broadly elliptic, 1.8-4.2 X 1.5-2.4 cm, papery, adaxially densely puberulent, sparsely dark purple glandular, abaxially densely brown puberulent along veins, eglandular, base broadly cuneate to nearly rounded, margin denticulate, apex acute; lateral veins 6-9 on each side of midrib. Cymes ca. 5-flowered; peduncle 1.7-3.2 cm, nearly glabrous; bracts connate at base, orbicular-ovate, ca. 3 mm, glabrous, margin entire. Pedicel ca. 4 mm. Calyx zygomorphic, 5-6 mm; limb 2-lipped; tube ca. 2.6 mm; adaxial lip 3-lobed, oblong, ca. 4 mm, lobes ovate, 1-1.5 mm wide; abaxial lip 2-lobed, oblong, slightly shorter, lobes deltoid, 2.2-3 mm wide, glabrous, inside densely dark purple glandular below middle, margin entire. Corolla red-purple, ca. 2.2 cm, glabrous; tube cylindric, ca. 1.4 cm X 3 mm; adaxial lip ca. 4 mm; abaxial lip ca. 8 mm. Stamens glabrous; filaments ca. 4 mm; anthers ca. 1.4 mm; staminodes 2, 1.2-1.5 mm. Pistil ca. 1.4 cm; ovary ca. 6 mm, densely glandular puberulent. Style glabrous. Fruit unknown. Fl. Jul.

* Rocks in montane regions; ca. 2300 m. NW Yunnan (Bijiang Xian).


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