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3. Biondia parviurnula M. G. Gilbert & P. T. Li in M. G. Gilbert, W. D. Stevens & P. T. Li, Novon. 5: 2. 1995.

小花秦岭藤 xiao hua qin ling teng

Herbs twining. Stems densely minutely puberulent along 2 sides. Petiole to 7 mm, adaxially puberulent; leaf blade lanceolate, to 6.5 × 2.2 cm, glabrous except for adaxially densely puberulent midrib, base rounded, apex acute-apiculate; lateral veins 3 or 4 pairs, slightly raised on both sides; upper leaves relatively narrower, ± elliptic to elliptic-oblong. Cymules solitary, umbel-like, ca. 4-flowered; peduncle ca. 2 mm, puberulent. Pedicel 1.5-2 mm, glabrous. Sepals lanceolate, ca. 1.5 × 0.7 mm, apex acute, pubescent, somewhat glabrescent. Corolla urceolate, 3-3.5 mm, pale purple inside, glabrous outside; tube ca. 2.5 × 2 mm, throat ca. 1.2 mm wide, sparsely hairy inside; lobes ovate, ca. 1.2 mm, apparently not revolute. Corona a collar covering bases of anthers, thin when dried. Stigma head conical.

* ca. 800 m. Anhui (Bai Ma Zhai).


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