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72. Gentiana erectosepala T. N. Ho, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 23: 47. 1985.

直萼龙胆 zhi e long dan

Perennials 8-20 cm tall. Rhizomes short. Stems 2-6, erect, simple, glabrous. Basal leaves in 1-4 erect rosettes; petiole 2-4 cm, membranous; leaf blade oblong to spatulate, 3-6.5 × 0.6-1.4 cm, base narrowed, apex obtuse to rounded, veins 3. Stem leaves 2-4 pairs; petiole to 1 cm; leaf blade narrowly elliptic to oblanceolate, 2-4.5 cm × 5-7 mm, base narrowed, apex obtuse, veins 1-3. Cymes axillary or terminal, forming a lax panicle, cymes sometimes on pedunclelike branches. Pedicel 7-12 mm at anthesis but elongated to 2.5 cm in fruit. Calyx obconic, 1.5-1.8 cm, tube entire; lobes erect, linear to linear-lanceolate, 3.5-7 mm, margin ciliolate. Corolla pale yellow or white, with blue stripes and streaks, obconic, 2.5-2.8 cm; lobes ovate, 3-3.5 mm, margin erose, apex rounded; plicae very short, obliquely truncate, margin erose. Stamens inserted at basal part of corolla tube; filaments 8-10 mm; anthers ellipsoid, 2-3 mm. Style 4-6 mm; stigma lobes oblong. Capsules ovoid-ellipsoid, 1.3-1.5 cm; gynophore 1.7 cm. Seeds light brown, broadly ellipsoid to subglobose, 1.2-1.5 mm. Fl. and fr. Aug-Sep.

* Mountains; 3600-4600 m. SE Xizang.


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