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Delphinium chrysotrichum Finet et Gagnep.


Description from Flora of China

Stem (5--)11--20 cm tall, puberulent, simple or 1- or 2-branched. Leaf blade 2--8 cm wide, base cordate; primary lobes separate for at least 60% of blade radius; central lobe flabellate-obovate, 3-lobulate, distally incised dentate, apex acute; ultimate lobules narrowly ovate; proximal leaves usually not withered. Corymb 4--8 cm, 2--4-flowered, puberulent, sometimes mixed with yellow, glandular hairs; bracts leaflike. Pedicels 3.4--8 cm; bracteoles distal, shortly petiolate, broadly rhombic or elliptic, 0.7--2 cm, 3-lobed or undivided. Sepals persistent, purple, abaxially yellow pubescent; spur conic or conic-subulate, 1.3--2.4 cm, base 7--12 mm in diam.; other sepals 1.5--2.5 cm. Petals 2-lobed, glabrous or pilose. Staminode limb oblong, 2-cleft, yellow barbate. Filaments glabrous. Carpels 3, ovaries puberulent. Fl. Aug--Sep.

* Grassy or gravelly slopes; 3000--5000 m. W Sichuan, E Xizang, NW Yunnan.


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