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FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 19 | Acanthaceae | Staurogyne

12. Staurogyne strigosa C. Y. Wu & H. S. Lo, Fl. Hainan. 3: 590. 1974.

琼海叉柱花 qiong hai cha zhu hua

Herbs, annual. Stems very short, villous. Leaves in a basal rosette; petiole 0.5-2.2 cm, strigose; leaf blade elliptic, oblong, ovate, or oblong-obovate, 1-1.5 × 0.8-2.5 cm, papery, abaxially villous, adaxially strigose, secondary veins 5-7 on each side of midvein, base cuneate to rounded, margin entire, apex rounded to obtuse. Raceme terminal or axillary, to 6 cm, simple or rarely branched; peduncle villous; bracts spatulate-linear, ca. 6 mm, abaxially villous, apex obtuse, rounded, or acute; bracteoles similar to bracts. Pedicel 1-3 mm, villous. Calyx 6-8 mm, abaxially villous; lobes linear, 3-veined, apex acuminate. Corolla ca. 5.5 mm; lobes orbicular, ca. 1 mm in diam. Staminal filaments glabrous; anther thecae of longer stamens ca. 0.7 mm and of shorter stamens ca. 0.2 mm; staminode ca. 1 mm. Ovary glabrous; stigma 2-lobed. Capsule ovoid-oblong, ca. 6 mm, glabrous. Fl. Feb-Mar, fr. Jul-Aug.

● Forests; below 200 m. Hainan (Qionghai).


 

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