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Aconitum abietetorum W. T. Wang et L. Q. Li


Description from Flora of China

Caudex unknown. Stem branched, middle part sparsely spreading pubescent, apically retrorse and appressed pubescent. Middle cauline leaves long petiolate; petiole ca. 5 cm, sparsely spreading pubescent; leaf blade ca. 8 × 10 cm, papery, abaxially subglabrous, adaxially appressed pubescent, base cordate, 3-sect; central segment rhombic, pinnately parted, ultimate lobes linear or ovate; lateral segments obliquely flabellate, unequally 2-parted nearly to base. Inflorescence terminal on stem and branches, 20--30 cm, many flowered; rachis and pedicels spreading or appressed pubescent; bracts leaflike. Pedicels 1.5--4.5 cm, with 2 bracteoles above base; proximal bracteoles leaflike, distal ones linear. Sepals deep blue, abaxially glabrous; lower sepals long elliptic or linear, ca. 1 cm × 2.5--4 mm; lateral sepals obliquely broadly obovate, ca. 1.5 × 1.2 cm; upper sepal galeate, 1.3--1.7 cm high, shortly clawed, shortly beaked, 1.4--1.7 cm from base to beak. Petals ca. 1.7 cm, glabrous; claw ca. 1.4 cm, apex slightly geniculate; limb ca. 8 mm; lip ca. 3 mm, apex 2-lobed; spur incurved, ca. 2 mm. Stamens glabrous; filaments entire. Carpels 5, glabrous. Fl. Sep.

* Abies forest margins; ca. 3800 m. SW Sichuan (Muli Zang Zu Zizhixian).


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