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9. Chiritopsis glandulosa D. Fang, L. Zeng, & D. H. Qin, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 31: 470. 1993.

紫腺小花苣苔 zi xian xiao hua ju tai

Petiole 7-10 cm, glandular pubescent and purple glandular; leaf blade reniform to orbicular, 3-12 X 3-16.3 cm, glandular puberulent and purple glandular, base cordate, margin palmately lobed, lobes 4-8 pairs and ovate to broadly so, 5-veined, apex rounded to obtuse; lateral veins conspicuous. Cymes lax, 7- to many flowered; peduncle 7-18 cm, glandular pubescent and purple glandular; bracts leaflike, obovate to oblong or narrowly lanceolate, 0.4-1.8 X 0.2-1.5 cm, margin serrate to entire. Pedicel 1.5-6 cm, glandular pubescent and purple glandular. Calyx segments lanceolate, 3-8 X 1.3-2 mm, outside glandular puberulent and purple glandular, inside nearly glabrous. Corolla white, 1.1-1.3 cm, inside sparsely pubescent; tube 7-8 X 4-5 mm; limb distinctly 2-lipped; adaxial lip ca. 1.5 mm; abaxial lip 3-4 mm. Stamens adnate to corolla ca. 2.5 mm above base, sparsely pubescent; filaments linear, 3.5-4 mm; staminodes 2 or 3, seldom absent, ca. 0.5 mm. Disc ringlike, ca. 0.7 mm, glandular. Pistil ca. 1 cm, glandular puberulent. Style ca. 7.5 mm; stigma obtrapeziform, ca. 0.6 mm, 2-lobed. Capsule narrowly ovoid, 3-5 X ca. 1.5 mm. Fl. May-Jun, fr. Jun.

* Rocks in limestone hills; 200-300 m. NE Guangxi (Pingle Xian).


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