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43. Ophiopogon umbraticola Hance, J. Bot. 6: 115. 1868.

阴生沿阶草 yin sheng yan jie cao

Flueggea japonica (Linnaeus f.) Richard var. umbraticola (Hance) Baker; Mondo umbraticola (Hance) Ohwi; M. japonicum (Linnaeus f.) Farwell var. umbraticola (Hance) Farwell; Ophiopogon japonicus (Linnaeus f.) Ker Gawler var. umbraticola (Hance) C. H. Wright.

Rhizome short. Leaves basal, tufted, sessile, grasslike, 15--35(--50) cm × 1--2 mm, ca. 3-veined, margin serrulate. Scape ca. 30 cm. Inflorescence a reduced panicle, 8--16 cm, many flowered; bracts nearly subulate, basal one 6--8 mm. Flowers in clusters of 2 or 3 or solitary; pedicel ca. 1 cm, slender, articulate near middle. Tepals bluish, lanceolate to oblong, ca. 4 × 1.5--2 mm. Filaments ca. 0.8 mm; anthers ca. 2 mm. Style ca. 1.2 mm in diam., longer than anthers, basally widened. Fl. Aug. 2 n = 68*, 72*.

* Forests, scrub, cliffs, streamsides, moist and shady places along valleys; 700--1000 m. N Guangdong, NE Guizhou (Fanjing Shan), Jiangxi, SE Sichuan (Jinfo Shan).


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