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4. Paraboea nutans D. Fang & D. H. Qin in D. Fang, D. H. Qin, W. Y. Rao, & L. Zeng, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 33: 604. 1995.

垂花蛛毛苣苔 chui hua zhu mao ju tai

Herbs, stemless. Leaves basal; petiole (absent or)0.5-3 cm; leaf blade obovate, (2.7-)4-16.5 X (1.5-)2.8-8.8 cm, thin leathery, adaxially cobwebby-woolly, abaxially densely brownish woolly, margin rust-brown woolly along veins, base attenuate to broadly cuneate, margin crenate to subentire, apex rounded to obtuse; lateral veins 7-11 on each side of midrib. Cymes axillary; peduncle 2.5-9 cm, brownish woolly; bracts 2, oblong, 5-8 mm, outside tomentose. Pedicel 6-11 mm. Calyx 5-sect from base; segments oblong or lanceolate-oblong, 5-6 X 2.5-3 mm, outside sparsely brownish woolly. Corolla purple-blue, 1-1.1 cm, outside glabrous; tube ca. 7 mm; adaxial lip ca. 3 mm; abaxial lip ca. 4 mm. Filaments ca. 2 mm, glandular puberulent; anthers ca. 3 mm; staminodes 3, 1-1.5 mm. Pistil glabrous; ovary ca. 5 mm. Style 6-7 mm. Capsule not twisted, 1-2.5 cm, glabrous.

* Limestone; 900-1200 m. Guangxi (Napo Xian).


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