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Delphinium brevisepalum W. T. Wang


Description from Flora of China

Stem ca. 28 cm tall, sparsely retrorsely strigose near base, glabrous elsewhere, branched. Leaf blade 4--7 cm wide, base cordate; primary lobes separate for at least 75% of blade radius; central lobe rhombic, 3-cleft or subpinnately parted, distally incised lobulate or unequally dentate, apex acute; ultimate lobules triangular to lanceolate-linear; proximal leaves not withered. Raceme ca. 6 cm, 3- or 4-flowered; rachis glabrous; proximal bracts leaflike, distal ones long elliptic or linear. Pedicels 1--5.8 cm, distally yellow glandular puberulent and retrorsely hispid; bracteoles distal, linear, 4.5--6.5 mm. Sepals blue, abaxially shortly strigose; spur subulate, 2.4--2.6 cm, straight or nearly so, base 2--2.5 mm in diam.; other sepals 0.8--1.2 cm. Petals undivided, glabrous. Staminode limb oblong, 2-cleft, white barbate. Filaments glabrous. Carpels 3; ovaries densely puberulent. Fl. Oct.

* Forests. NW Yunnan (Lijiang Naxi Zu Zizhixian).


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