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2. Veronica lanosa Royle ex Bentham, Scroph. Ind. 45. 1835.

长梗婆婆纳 chang geng po po na

Perennials. Rhizomes woody. Stems ascending, simple or apically branched, 20-35 cm tall, white villous. Leaves sessile or short petiolate, lower ones scalelike; leaf blade lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, 1.5-3.6 X 0.6-1.5 cm, glabrous or sparsely villous with multicellular hairs, margin deeply serrate. Inflorescences terminal, racemose, elongated, lax, 10-20 cm in fruit, axis and pedicels villous or glandular hairy; lower bracts similar to leaves in shape. Pedicel 3-6 mm at anthesis, to 1.5 cm in fruit, slightly curved. Calyx (4 or)5-lobed; lobes villous ciliate. Corolla blue, ca. 6 mm; tube 1.5-2 mm, hairy inside; lobes orbicular or width exceeding length. Stamens shorter than or nearly as long as corolla. Capsule slightly compressed, 5-7 mm, slightly tapered, apex slightly emarginate. Style ca. 7 mm. Fl. Jul-Aug.

S Xinjiang, W Xizang [NE Afghanistan, NW India, Kashmir, Pakistan].


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