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Delphinium angustirhombicum W. T. Wang


Description from Flora of China

Stem ca. 42 cm tall, sparsely spreading puberulent, proximally with several axillary, short, sterile branches. Leaf blade ca. 5.5 cm wide, base cordate; primary lobes separate for at least 60% of blade radius; central lobe narrowly rhombic, 3-lobulate, distally 1- or few dentate, apex shortly acuminate; ultimate lobules triangular; proximal leaves withered. Raceme ca. 29 cm, ca. 19-flowered; rachis glabrous proximally, elsewhere retrorsely puberulent and yellow glandular puberulent; proximal bracts leaflike, distal ones linear or narrowly so. Pedicels 1.5--5.8 cm, retrorsely puberulent and yellow glandular puberulent; bracteoles distal, linear or narrowly so, 5--10 mm. Sepals purple-blue, abaxially appressed puberulent; spur subulate, 1.9--2.2 cm, recurved U-shaped, base 2--3 mm in diam.; other sepals 1.3--1.5 cm. Petals 2-lobulate, glabrous. Staminode limb obtrapezoid, 2-cleft, yellow barbate. Filaments glabrous. Carpels 3; ovaries puberulent distally. Fl. Jul.

* Moist areas; ca. 3500 m. NW Yunnan (Zhongdian Xian).


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