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6. Didymocarpus stenocarpus W. T. Wang, Acta Bot. Yunnan. 6: 17. 1984.

细果长蒴苣苔 xi guo chang shuo ju tai

Stems 8.5-12 cm, densely pubescent. Leaves opposite; petiole 0.2-3 cm; leaf blade often oblique, elliptic to ovate, 2.4-10.5 X 1.5-4.3 cm, herbaceous, eglandular, adaxially puberulent, abaxially puberulent along veins, base oblique, cuneate, margin denticulate, apex acute to abruptly acuminate; lateral veins 6-10 on each side of midrib. Cymes 1-3-flowered; peduncle 1.8-3.5 cm, glandular puberulent; bracts early deciduous. Pedicel 5-10 mm. Calyx zygomorphic, ca. 4 mm, 3-sect from base; adaxial lip shallowly 3-lobed, obtrapeziform, ca. 1.5 mm wide, lobes lanceolate-linear, ca. 0.5 mm wide, 2 abaxial segments narrowly lanceolate, 0.8-0.9 mm wide, outside appressed puberulent, inside glabrous, margin entire. Corolla blue, ca. 1.8 cm, glabrous; tube cylindric, ca. 1.4 cm X 2 mm; adaxial lip ca. 1.8 mm; abaxial lip ca. 4 mm. Stamens glabrous; filaments ca. 3 mm; anthers ca. 1 mm; staminodes absent. Pistil ca. 1.4 cm, glabrous; ovary ca. 1.1 cm. Capsule 2.2-2.8 cm. Fl. Jul-Aug, fr. Aug.

* Dense forests; ca. 1100 m. W Yunnan (Yingjiang Xian).


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