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10. Hemiboea pingbianensis Z. Y. Li, Acta Bot. Yunnan. 5: 383. 1983.

屏边半蒴苣苔 ping bian ban shuo ju tai

Stems ca. 25 cm, sparsely brown spotted, glabrous, much branched, with up to 12 large nodes. Petiole 1-5 cm; leaf blade oblong to ovate-oblong, 5-8 X 2.3-4.2 cm, adaxially puberulent, abaxially nearly glabrous, base usually oblique, cuneate, margin entire, apex acute to abruptly acuminate, vermiform sclereids surrounding vascular bundles; lateral veins 7-11 on each side of midrib. Cymes 1- or 2(or 3)-flowered; peduncle 1.5-2.5 cm, sparsely pilose; involucre ca. 1.5 cm in diam., outside pilose. Calyx 5-sect from base; segments equal, narrowly elliptic, ca. 8 X 2.3-2.5 mm, outside and margin glabrous. Corolla, stamens, and pistil unknown. Capsule ca. 2.2 cm. Fr. Dec.

* Rocks in forests; ca. 1600 m. SE Yunnan.


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