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22. Didymocarpus mollifolius W. T. Wang, Acta Bot. Yunnan. 6: 21. 1984.

柔毛长蒴苣苔 rou mao chang shuo ju tai

Plants stemless. Leaves basal; petiole 2.2-5 cm; leaf blade ovate to narrowly ovate or ovate-oblong, 5.5-20 X 3.3-10.5 cm, herbaceous, densely appressed puberulent, eglandular, base broadly cuneate, margin denticulate to crenate, apex acute to obtuse; lateral veins 5-7 on each side of midrib. Cymes 7-12-flowered; peduncle 6.5-10.5 cm, villous; bracts free, linear, 1.2-2 cm, densely puberulent, margin entire. Pedicel 0.5-1.5 cm. Calyx actinomorphic, 5-sect from base; segments equal, lanceolate-linear, ca. 5 X 1 mm, outside densely pubescent, inside puberulent, margin entire. Corolla yellow, ca. 2.2 cm, outside puberulent, inside glabrous; tube nearly tubular, ca. 1.2 cm X 4 mm; adaxial lip ca. 4 mm; abaxial lip ca. 1 cm. Filaments ca. 6.5 mm, sparsely puberulent and glandular; anthers ca. 1.5 mm, glabrous; staminodes 2, ca. 0.5 mm. Pistil ca. 1.7 cm, puberulent; ovary ca. 8 mm. Fruit unknown. Fl. Sep.

* Shaded cliffs near rivers; ca. 1000 m. SW Yunnan (Zhenkang Xian).


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