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31. Didymocarpus salviiflorus W. Y. Chun, Sunyatsenia. 6: 294. 1946.

迭裂长蒴苣苔 die lie chang shuo ju tai

Plants stemless. Leaves basal; petiole 2.5-5.5 cm; leaf blade triangular-ovate to oblate, multilobed, 4.5-7 X 6-6.5 cm, papery, adaxially densely pilose, eglandular, abaxially appressed pubescent, villous along veins, eglandular, base cordate to truncate-cordate, lobes triangular, margin irregularly denticulate, apex obtuse to rounded, basal veins 4 or 5; lateral veins 2 on each side of midrib. Cymes 3-12-flowered; peduncle ca. 12 cm, spreading rust-brown villous and white puberulent; bracts free, semiorbicular, ca. 5 mm, adaxially pubescent, abaxially villous, margin sparsely crenate. Pedicel 2-6 mm. Calyx actinomorphic, 7-9 mm, shallowly 5-lobed, outside ca. 5 mm; lobes equal, depressed oblong, overlapping at margin, 2-2.2 X 4-4.5 mm, outside sparsely puberulent, inside glabrous, margin denticulate to entire. Corolla purple, 2.5-3 cm, sparsely puberulent to glabrescent; tube funnelform, ca. 1.9 X 1 cm; adaxial lip ca. 5 mm; abaxial lip ca. 9 mm. Filaments ca. 1.5 cm, sparsely puberulent; anthers ca. 5 mm, white woolly; staminodes 3, 2-3 mm. Pistil 1.3-2.3 cm; ovary ca. 1.8 cm, densely glandular puberulent. Style glabrous. Capsule ca. 5.8 cm. Fl. Apr.

* Rocks in valleys; ca. 500 m. Zhejiang (Lishui Xian, Suichang Xian).


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