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Delphinium autumnale Hand.-Mazz.


Description from Flora of China

Delphinium kamaonense Huth var. autumnale (Handel-Mazzetti) W. T. Wang.

Stem 16--45 cm tall, with sparse, rigid hairs proximally, branched or simple. Leaf blade 3--6 cm wide, base deeply cordate; primary lobes separate for at least 90% of blade radius; central lobe rhombic, 2 × dissected, distally 1-dentate or entire, apex acute; ultimate lobules narrowly triangular to linear; proximal leaves not withered. Raceme 5--6 cm, 2--5-flowered; rachis glabrous or very sparsely pilose; bracts linear. Pedicels 2--5 cm, mostly glabrous, yellow pilose apically; bracteoles borne at various points on pedicel, subulate, 4--10 mm, ciliate. Sepals blue, abaxially white appressed puberulent and yellow pilose; spur subulate, 1.5--1.8 cm, slightly recurved, base ca. 3 mm in diam.; other sepals 1.5--1.8 cm. Petals undivided, glabrous, sparsely ciliate apically. Staminode limb suborbicular, entire, yellow barbate. Filaments with few marginal hairs. Carpels 3; ovaries densely yellowish pubescent. Fl. Sep.

* Meadows; 3600--3900 m. SW Sichuan (Yanyuan Xian), NW Yunnan (Ninglang Yi Zu Zizhixian).


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