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9. Pueraria bouffordii H. Ohashi, J. Jap. Bot. 80: 9. 2005.

贵州葛 gui zhou ge

Twining herbs. Stems densely adpressed sericeous. Stip­ules unknown; petiole 9-10 cm; stipels linear, ca. 4 mm; termi­nal leaflet broadly ovate, up to 14.5 × 12 cm, shallowly 3-lobed, lateral ones oblique, slightly smaller, entire, base rounded, apex acute, sericeous abaxially, sparsely adpressed sericeous adaxi­ally. Inflorescences branched, up to 17 cm, densely sericeous with reflexed hairs. Bracts narrowly ovate, ca. 1.5 mm; bracte­oles 1-1.5 mm. Pedicels 3-4 mm. Calyx densely adpressed seri­ceous; tube ca. 2.5 mm; upper 2 lobes connate, ca. 3 mm, lateral lobes ca. 2 mm, lowest lobe 2.5-3 mm. Corolla white with tips of wings and keel purple; standard broadly elliptic, 11-12 × 10-11 mm, apex emarginate, base slightly auriculate and with cal­losities, claw ca. 1 mm; wings oblong, ca. 12.5 mm, clawed and slightly auriculate; keel ca. 12 mm, clawed, not auriculate. Vex­illary stamen free at base. Ovary sessile, adpressed sericeous. Legumes unknown.

● Riverbanks; 700-1000 m. Guizhou.


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