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9. Cynoglossum alpestre Ohwi, Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 2: 150. 1933.

高山倒提壶 gao shan dao ti hu

Herbs perennial, long villous. Stems to 50 cm tall, few branched above. Basal leaves linear-lanceolate or oblanceolate, base attenuate, margin entire, apex acute; stem leaves sessile, linear-lanceolate. Racemes erect, elongated to 11 cm, often 2-branched at base, ebracteate. Pedicel short. Calyx lobes ovate, 2-3 mm, ca. 5 mm in fruit, pubescent outside. Corolla blue, ca. 5 mm across; tube 3-4 mm; lobes spreading, ca. 2 mm, rounded; scales reniform, emarginate at apex. Filaments short. Nutlets 4, compressed, ovate, ca. 3 mm wide, with long glochids.

* Alpine areas; 1200-2500 m. Taiwan.


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