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2. Dicranostigma lactucoides J. D. Hooker & Thomson, Fl. Ind. 1: 255. 1855.

苣叶秃疮花 ju ye tu chuang hua

Chelidonium dicranostigma Prain, nom. illeg. superfl.; C. lactucoides (J. D. Hooker & Thomson) Prain; Glaucium lactucoides (J. D. Hooker & Thomson) Bentham & J. D. Hooker; Stylophorum lactucoides (J. D. Hooker & Thomson) Baillon.

Herbs, biennial or short-lived perennial, 15-60 cm tall, shortly pubescent. Roots 10-15 cm, upper part ca. 1.2 cm in diam., with dense withered leaf bases. Stems 3 or 4, ascending to spreading, sparsely villous. Basal leaves in a rather flat rosette; petiole 3.5-5 cm, winged, sparsely shortly pubescent; blade glaucous adaxially, paler abaxially, 12-25 × 3-5 cm, both surfaces sparsely shortly pubescent, pinnatilobate or pinnatipartite, lobes with thick, mucronate teeth or base entire. Upper cauline leaves sessile, 3-8 × 2.5-4 cm, otherwise like basal leaves but smaller. Flowers solitary or several in a lax cyme, bracteate. Pedicel 5-7.5 cm. Flower buds ovoid, 1.5-2 cm. Sepals broadly ovate, 1.5-2 cm, shortly pubescent, margin membranous. Petals yellow or orange-yellow, broadly obovate, 2-2.5 × 1.5-2 cm; filaments 5-7 mm; anthers yellow, linear-oblong, 2-3 mm. Ovary narrowly oval, 7-10 mm, shortly pubescent; styles 2-3 mm. Capsule cylindrical, slightly broader toward base, 5-6(-11) cm × 5-8 mm, shortly pubescent, both ends acuminate. Seeds ovoid, small, tessellate. Fl. and fr. Jun-Sep.

Stony slopes, rock crevices, riverside rocks, stabilized moraines; (2900-)3700-4300 m. NW Sichuan (Barkam, Garzê), S Xizang [N India, Nepal].


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