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9. Opithandra pumila (W. T. Wang) W. T. Wang, Guihaia. 12: 293. 1992.

裂檐苣苔 lie yan ju tai

Schistolobos pumilus W. T. Wang, Bot. Res. Academia Sinica 1: 16. 1983.

Petiole 0.8-2.5 cm, rust-brown villous; leaf blade elliptic-ovate to elliptic, 1.8-4 X 1.1-2.2 cm, papery, nearly flat, pubescent and villous, base slightly oblique, broadly cuneate to rounded, margin single or double denticulate to serrulate, apex acute to rounded; lateral veins 4-6 on each side of midrib. Peduncle ca. 4 cm, rust-brown villous; bracts linear. Calyx 5-sect from base; segments linear to elliptic, 2.5-3.5 X 0.8-1 mm, apex acute to obtuse. Corolla purplish, ca. 1.5 cm, outside sparsely puberulent, inside glabrous; tube tubular, not swollen, ca. 1.2 cm X 3 mm; adaxial lip ca. 2.5 mm, lobes 3-lobed; abaxial lip ca. 3 mm, lobes 7-9-lobed. Stamens adnate to corolla tube ca. 4 mm above base, ca. 4.6 mm; filaments glabrous; anthers coherent face to face, nearly reniform, dehiscing from somewhat arcuate slits; staminodes 2, abaxial, ca. 3 mm. Pistil included, ca. 1 cm, glabrous. Style ca. 4 mm; stigma 1. Fruit unknown. Fl. Apr-May.

* Rocks in valley forests; 700-900 m. SW Guangxi (Daxin Xian).


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