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Aconitum bulleyanum Diels


Description from Flora of China

Caudex obconical, ca. 3.5 cm. Stem ca. 1.2 m, apically branched, basally sparsely pubescent or becoming glabrous, elsewhere glabrous. Proximal leaves long petiolate; petiole 7--12 cm; leaf blade pentagonal, 9--11 × 13--18 cm, abaxially glabrous, adaxially sparsely pubescent or becoming glabrous, 3-parted; central lobe broadly rhombic; lateral lobes obliquely flabellate, unequally 2-fid slightly beyond middle. Inflorescence terminal, ca. 10-flowered; rachis and pedicels glabrous; proximal bracts leaflike, distal ones lanceolate. Pedicels 3--7 cm, with 2 bracteoles on lowermost pedicels; bracteoles lanceolate, 1.5--1.8 cm, others linear-oblong to linear, 0.6--1.4 cm × 0.6--2.5 mm, glabrous. Sepals purple, abaxially glabrous; lower sepals ca. 1.4 cm; lateral sepals ca. 1.6 cm; upper sepal galeate, 1.6--2 cm high, beak ca. 3 mm, lower margin suberect, oblique upward, 1.7--2.1 cm. Petals glabrous; limb ca. 8 mm; lip ca. 3 mm; spur incurved, ca. 1.8 mm. Stamens glabrous; filaments entire. Carpels 5, glabrous. Fl. Jul--Sep. 2n = 16*.

* Forest margins, by streams; 3200--3500 m. W Yunnan.


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