All Floras      Advanced Search
FOC Vol. 6 Page 23 Login | eFloras Home | Help
FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 6 | Caryophyllaceae | Stellaria

38. Stellaria salicifolia Y. W. Tsui & P. Ke, Acta Bot. Yunnan. 7: 77. 1985.

柳叶繁缕 liu ye fan lu

Herbs perennial. Stems erect or ascending, quadrangular, 20--30 cm tall, usually simple, glabrous. Leaves lanceolate, 3--6 cm × 4--12 mm, abaxially gray-green, hairy at base, base cuneate, slightly clasping, margin cartilaginous, usually undulate, apex acuminate. Flowers in sparse terminal cymes; peduncles ca. 5 cm; bracts lanceolate, 1--2 mm, membranous. Pedicel 1--2.5 cm, slender, glabrous. Sepals 5, lanceolate, 4--5 mm, conspicuously 3-veined, base slightly rounded, margin membranous, apex long acuminate. Petals 5, slightly shorter than sepals, 2-cleft nearly to base; lobes narrowly linear. Stamens 10, slightly shorter than petals; anthers brown, cylindric. Ovary ovoid-orbicular; styles 3, linear. Capsules ovoid-orbicular, slightly shorter than or subequaling persistent sepals, 6-valved. Seeds narrowly ovoid-orbicular, ca. 1 mm, rugulose. Fl. May--Jun, fr. Jul--Aug.

* Slopes, wet places in sparse forests; 1200--3000 m. Gansu, Hubei, Hunan, Ningxia, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Zhejiang.


Flora of China @
Browse by
Advanced Search

Flora of China Home




 |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |