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16. Lysionotus metuoensis W. T. Wang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 17: 110. 1979.

墨脱吊石苣苔 mo tuo diao shi ju tai

Subshrubs. Stems ca. 34 cm, densely spreading pubescent. Leaves nearly sessile; leaf blade linear-oblong to narrowly elliptic, 2.4-3.5 cm X 4-7 mm, leathery, densely puberulent, base cuneate, margin sparsely denticulate to subentire, apex acuminate to acute; lateral veins obscure. Cymes 1-flowered; peduncle ca. 8 mm, densely puberulent; bracts narrowly elliptic to narrowly ovate, ca. 9 X 2-3.2 mm. Pedicel ca. 1 cm. Calyx 1.2-2 cm, 5-lobed; tube 3-3.5 mm; lobes 0.9-1.7 cm, outside densely puberulent, inside sparsely puberulent. Corolla white, 4.2-5 cm, outside sparsely puberulent, inside glabrous; tube funnelform-tubular, 2.4-3.5 X ca. 1.2 cm; adaxial lip ca. 3 mm; abaxial lip 8-10 mm. Stamens 1.2-1.6 cm; filaments 1-1.4 cm; anthers broadly ovoid; connective unappendaged; staminodes 2, 4-7 mm. Disc ringlike, margin entire. Pistil 2-2.8 cm, sparsely puberulent. Capsule 6.5-13 cm. Seed appendages hairlike, ca. 1.5 mm. Fl. and fr. Aug-Sep.

* On trees in broad-leaved forests; ca. 1300 m. SE Xizang (Mêdog Xian).


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