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1. Trailliaedoxa gracilis W. W. Smith & Forrest, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 10: 75. 1917.

丁茜 ding qian

Subshrubs, erect, 20-45(-60) cm tall, multibranched; branchlets weakly angled to terete, densely strigillose to pilosulous becoming glabrescent. Leaf blade drying papery to stiffly papery, obovate, elliptic, or oblanceolate, 0.5-1 × 0.3-0.4 cm, adaxially glabrous or sparsely pilosulous to strigillose, abaxially paler and glabrous or villosulous to strigillose or hispidulous at least along midrib, base acute or very shortly and abruptly truncate, apex rounded or obtuse; secondary veins indistinct; stipules 0.6-1 mm, pilosulous to glabrescent. Inflorescences 0.5-1 × 0.8-1 cm, 6-12-flowered, pilosulous to villosulous, sessile or with peduncle to 5 mm; pedicels 1-2 mm. Calyx with ovary portion cylindrical-lanceoloid, ca. 1 mm, densely pilosulous; lobes narrowly elliptic or oblanceolate to linear, 0.8-1.5 mm, glabrescent, acute. Corolla outside sparsely villosulous to glabrescent; tube 1.8-2.5 mm; lobes elliptic-spatulate, 1-1.5 mm, obtuse to rounded. Schizocarps ca. 1.5 × 1 mm, densely villosulous. Fl. Jul-Aug, fr. Aug.

● On rocks or in thickets on mountain slopes in dry and warm valleys; 1400-3000 m. Sichuan, Yunnan.


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