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10. Hydrocotyle wilfordii Maximowicz, Bull. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg. 31: 45. 1886.

肾叶天胡荽 shen ye tian hu sui

Stem to 45 cm, creeping, branched, proximal parts rhizomatous, distal parts erect or decumbent. Petiole 3–10 cm, essentially glabrous but pubescent near leaf blade; leaf blade orbicular or reniform-rounded, 1.5–3.5 × 2–7 cm, both surfaces glabrous or abaxially sparsely hirsute on veins, base deep-cordate, margin very shallowly 7-lobed (some leaves parted to almost middle), lobes 3-crenate. Umbel many-flowered, solitary at nodes, sometimes 2–3 fascicled at tips of branches; peduncle longer than or equaling petiole; bracts small, membranous, with purplish stains. Petals white to pale yellow. Fruit light brown with purplish stains, subglobose, 1.2–1.8 × 1.5–2.1 mm. Fl. and fr. May–Sep.

Shady wet valleys, fields; 300–1400 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Taiwan, Yunnan, Zhejiang [Japan, Korea, Vietnam].


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