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30. Spiradiclis scabrida D. Fang & D. H. Qin, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 13: 333. 1993.

糙边螺序草 cao bian luo xu cao

Herbs, perhaps perennial, 40-50 cm tall, rooting near base, apices apparently ascending; stems pubescent to glabrescent. Leaves often slightly anisophyllous; petiole 0.2-0.5 cm, glabrous or usually pubescent; blade drying papery, adaxially olive-green, abaxially yellowish green, ovate, narrowly ovate, or lanceolate, 2-9 × 1-3.3 cm, glabrous or occasionally sparsely strigillose or scabridulous at least on principal veins, base obtuse, apex acuminate; secondary veins 6-9 pairs; stipules caducous to persistent, subtriangular, 0.7-1 mm, subglabrous, acute. Inflorescence corymbose-cymose, 3-24-flowered, pubescent, puberulent, or glabrescent; peduncle 0.6-2.7 cm; bracteoles linear, 2-5 mm; pedicels to 2 mm. Flowers sessile to pedicellate. Calyx puberulent; hypanthium portion obovate, 1-1.5 mm; limb deeply lobed; lobes ovate-lanceolate, 1-1.5 mm, slightly unequal, with gland in each sinus. Corolla white sometimes flushed with pink or purple, slenderly salverform-funnelform, glabrous inside and outside; tube 25-26 mm; lobes ovate, ca. 3.5 mm. Capsules subglobose, 3-4 mm in diam., glabrescent, valves 4. Fl. Dec, fr. Mar-Apr.

● On rocks in forests; 800-1200 m. Guangxi (Napo).


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