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5. Opithandra dalzielii (W. W. Smith) B. L. Burtt, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 22: 303. 1958.

汕头后蕊苣苔 shan tou hou rui ju tai

Chirita dalzielii W. W. Smith, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 10: 171. 1918.

Petiole 0.6-9 cm, densely spreading brown villous; leaf blade elliptic to ovate or obovate, 3-19 X 1.1-9 cm, herbaceous to papery, nearly flat, adaxially white puberulent and sparsely brown villous, abaxially appressed puberulent, base oblique, cordate to broadly cuneate, margin denticulate to serrulate or double crenate, apex acute to rounded; lateral veins 7-9 on each side of midrib. Peduncle 4.5-7.5 cm, spreading brown villous; bracts narrowly triangular to linear. Calyx 5-sect from base; segments narrowly triangular to linear, 4-7(-10) X 0.8-1.1 mm, apex acute. Corolla pink, 3-3.6 cm, outside sparsely puberulent adaxially, inside glabrous; tube funnelform, slightly gibbous abaxially, 2.3-2.6 X 1.5-1.7 cm; adaxial lip 5-7 mm; abaxial lip ca. 9 mm, all lobes entire. Stamens adnate to corolla ca. 2 mm above base, ca. 2 cm; filaments glabrous; anthers coherent at apex, globose-ovoid, dehiscing from arcuate slits; staminodes 3, adaxial 1 ca. 3 mm, abaxial 2 1-1.5 mm. Pistil included, ca. 1.7 cm; ovary densely glandular puberulent. Style ca. 5 mm, sparsely puberulent; stigmas 2. Capsule ca. 4.2 cm. Fl. Sep-Oct.

* Valley forests; 600-700 m. S Fujian (Nanjing Xian), Guangdong (Shantou Xian, Xinfeng Xian).


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