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23. Didymocarpus hancei Hemsley in F. B. Forbes & Hemsley, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 26: 229. 1890.

东南长蒴苣苔 dong nan chang shuo ju tai

Plants stemless. Leaves basal; petiole 1.8-8 cm; leaf blade oblong to elliptic or oblanceolate, 2.2-10 X 1-3.6 cm, papery, short strigose, eglandular, abaxially denser along veins, base cuneate to broadly cuneate, margin denticulate to serrate, apex acute to acuminate; lateral veins 5-7 on each side of midrib. Cymes 4- to many flowered; peduncle 7-18 cm, sparsely puberulent to strigose; bracts free, linear, 5-14 mm, short strigose, margin entire. Pedicel 5-12 mm. Calyx actinomorphic, 5-sect from base; segments equal, linear to narrowly triangular, 2.5-7 X 0.5-1.2 mm, outside sparsely short strigose, inside nearly glabrous, margin entire. Corolla pale purple, 1.5-2 cm, outside sparsely puberulent, inside nearly glabrous; tube funnelform, 1.1-1.3 cm X 4-6 mm; adaxial lip 3-5 mm; abaxial lip 4-8.5 mm. Stamens glabrous; filaments 6-7 mm; anthers 1.5-3 mm; staminodes 2, ca. 0.5 mm. Pistil ca. 1.6 cm, sparsely glandular; ovary ca. 5.5 mm. Capsule 2-3.4 cm. Fl. Apr.

* Forests, on rocks, on stony cliffs in valleys; 400-1000 m. Fujian, N Guangdong, S Hunan, Jiangxi.


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