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6. Isometrum farreri Craib, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 11: 250. 1919.

金盏苣苔 jin zhan ju tai

Petiole to 1 cm, brown hirsute to villous; leaf blade rhombic-ovate to obovate or elliptic, 1.5-3.7 X 1-1.8 cm, gray pubescent, abaxially brown villous along veins, base cuneate, margin crenate to lobulate, apex rounded to acute; lateral veins 4-6 on each side of midrib, abaxially prominent. Peduncle 4-17 cm, rust-brown villous, glabrescent; bracts 3.5-5 mm, brown villous to pubescent, margin entire. Pedicel 0.5-4 cm. Calyx segments narrowly triangular to oblong, 2-3.5 mm, margin entire to shallowly lobed. Corolla purple-pink to orange-pink, 1-1.5 cm, outside sparsely glandular to sparsely pubescent; tube campanulate-tubular, ca. 9-11 X 3-8 mm; all lobes semiorbicular, adaxial lobes ca. 2 X 5 mm; abaxial lobes ca. 4 X 5 mm. Stamens 6-8.5 mm; filaments sparsely puberulent to glabrous; anthers coherent in pairs, thecae not confluent; staminode 0.5-1 mm. Pistil ca. 9 mm, glabrous; ovary 4-5 mm. Capsule 1.9-2.5 cm. Fl. Aug, fr. Nov.

* Rocks on slopes; ca. 800 m. S Gansu, SW Shaanxi (Mian Xian), N Sichuan (Nanping Xian).


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