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95. Pedicularis ser. Paucifoliatae Prain, Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. (Calcutta). 3: 80. 1890.

少叶系 shao ye xi

Herbs low to moderately tall, without a distinct main stem. Roots numerous. Stems rigid, mostly unbranched. Leaves basal or basal and on stem, persistent, alternate, pinnatifid to pinnatipartite. Inflorescences short racemose or capitate; bracts petiolate. Calyx slightly cleft anteriorly or not, 5-lobed. Corolla tube ca. as long as or longer than calyx; beak slender.

Six species in China.

1 Leaves almost all basal; leaf blade pinnatipartite to pinnatisect.   (2)
+ Leaves basal and on stem; leaf blade pinnatifid to pinnatipartite.   (4)
2 (1) Corolla tube ca. 12 mm; filaments glabrous; plants 9--22 cm tall   290 Pedicularis tsarungensis
+ Corolla tube 8--9 mm; filaments pubescent; plants to 4--13(--19) cm tall.   (3)
3 (2) Leaf blade ovate-elliptic to oblong-lanceolate, 1.5--2.2 cm, segments 5--7 pairs; 2 filaments pubescent, 2 glabrous; lower corolla lip ca. 10 X 8 mm   287 Pedicularis umbelliformis
+ Leaf blade lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, 1--6 cm, segments 7--14 pairs; filaments densely pubescent; lower corolla lip 8--10 X 12--15 mm   289 Pedicularis praeruptorum
4 (1) Flowers axillary, lax or in a lax raceme to 20 cm; calyx lobes equal, flabellate, all dentate   292 Pedicularis forrestiana
+ Inflorescences short racemose; calyx lobes unequal, neither flabellate nor all dentate.   (5)
5 (4) Leaf blade pinnatipartite; calyx 1/3 cleft anteriorly; roots fusiform   288 Pedicularis yunnanensis
+ Leaf blade pinnatifid; calyx slightly cleft anteriorly; roots filiform   291 Pedicularis micrantha

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