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34. Spiradiclis villosa X. X. Chen & W. L. Sha, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 11(3): 17. 1991.

毛螺序草 mao luo xu cao

Herbs, 30-50 cm tall, perennial, procumbent and rooting below, perhaps upper parts ascending; stems densely dark brown villous. Petiole 3.5-7 cm, densely villous; leaf blade drying membranous, oblong-elliptic or obovate-elliptic, 10-25 × 3-8 cm, adaxially dark brown pubescent, abaxially densely brown villous, base cuneate or acute, apex acute or shortly acuminate; secondary veins 14-16 pairs; stipules 2-lobed, densely dark brown villous, lobes laciniate, 15-30 mm. Inflorescences and flowers not seen. Infructescences cymose-paniculate, many flowered, densely dark brown villous; peduncles to 27 cm. Young capsules ovoid, ca. 2 mm, villous, with calyx lobes ca. 4 mm, dehiscence unknown. Young fr. Jul.

● On rocks in forests. Guangxi (Longzhou).

H. S. Lo (in FRPS 71(1): 101. 1999) described the stipules as to 30 mm, a relatively large size.


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