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58. Gentiana sinoornata I. B. Balfour, Trans. & Proc. Bot. Soc. Edinburgh. 27: 253. 1918.

类华丽龙胆 lei hua li long dan

Perennials 10-15 cm tall. Stems ascending, usually short branched, with several shoots not flowering, glabrous. Basal rosette leaves poorly developed; leaf blade narrowly triangular, 4-6 × 2-5 mm, base connate for 2-4 mm, margin scabrous, apex acute. Stem leaves incurved, larger and more crowded toward apex, uppermost surrounding calyx; leaf blade ± lanceolate, base connate for 2-3 mm, margin scabrous, apex acute, midvein distinct. Lower to middle stem leaves 7-10 × 2-2.5 mm; upper leaves 1-3.5 cm × 2-3 mm. Flowers terminal, solitary, sessile. Calyx tube narrowly obconic, 1.3-1.5 cm; lobes green, linear-lanceolate to lanceolate, 1.3-1.5 cm, margin scabrous, apex acute, midvein distinct. Corolla pale blue, usually pale yellow-white at base, with dark blue streaks and indistinct blue spots, obconic or obconic-tubular, 5-6 cm; lobes ovate, 7-8 mm, margin entire, apex obtuse; plicae ovate, 2-3 mm, margin entire, apex obtuse. Stamens inserted at middle of corolla tube; filaments 1-1.2 cm; anthers narrowly ellipsoid, 3-3.5 mm. Style 6-7 mm; stigma lobes linear. Capsules ovoid-ellipsoid, 2.5-2.7 cm; gynophore to 2.5 cm. Seeds light brown, ellipsoid, 0.8-1 mm. Fl. and fr. May-Oct.

2800-4400 m. S and W Sichuan, E Xizang, NW Yunnan [Myanmar]

1 Stem leaf blades linear-lanceolate to lanceolate; corolla narrowly obconic   58a var. sinoornata
+ Stem leaf blades elliptic-lanceolate; corolla obconic-tubular   58b var. gloriosa

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