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6. Opithandra dinghushanensis W. T. Wang, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 7(2): 10. 1987.

鼎湖后蕊苣苔 ding hu hou rui ju tai

Petiole 0.7-2.7 cm, densely grayish strigose; leaf blade narrowly elliptic to elliptic-ovate, 3.5-8 X 2-3.5 cm, herbaceous, nearly flat, short strigose, base slightly oblique, broadly cuneate, margin nearly entire to indistinctly repand, apex acute; lateral veins ca. 6 on each side of midrib. Peduncle ca. 5 cm, short strigose; bracts linear. Calyx 5-sect from base; segments lanceolate, 3.5-4 X ca. 0.8 mm, apex caudate-acuminate, tip somewhat obtuse. Corolla pale purplish, ca. 2.8 cm, glabrous, margin sparsely ciliate; tube funnelform, not swollen, ca. 2 X 1.1 cm; adaxial lip ca. 5 mm; abaxial lip ca. 8.5 mm, all lobes entire. Stamens adnate to corolla tube near middle, ca. 1.2 cm; filaments sparsely puberulent; anthers coherent at apex, globose-ovoid, dehiscing from arcuate slits; staminodes 2, abaxial, ca. 1.5 mm. Pistil included, ca. 1.5 cm; ovary puberulent. Style ca. 4.5 mm, glandular puberulent; stigmas 2. Fruit unknown. Fl. Oct.

* Rocks in valley forests. Guangdong (Dinghushan, Gaoyao Xian).


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