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Delphinium hui Chen


Description from Flora of China

Stem 3--8 cm tall, densely pubescent, simple. Leaf blade 1--3 cm wide, base cordate; primary lobes separate for at least 75% of blade radius; central lobe cuneate or cuneate-obovate, 3-lobulate or 3-dentate, distally 1- or 2-dentate, apex acute; ultimate lobules triangular; proximal leaves not withered. Raceme 2--4 cm, 1(or 2)-flowered, puberulent; bracts leaflike. Pedicels 3--4.5 cm; bracteoles distal, lanceolate, 6--9 mm. Sepals purple, abaxially pubescent; spur subulate, ca. 2.5 cm, straight or recurved, base 2.5--3 mm in diam.; other sepals ca. 1.5 cm. Petals 2-lobed, glabrous. Staminode limb obovate, 2-lobed, yellow barbate. Filaments glabrous or pilose. Carpels 3; ovaries puberulent. Fl. Aug.

* Gravelly slopes; ca. 4500 m. SW Sichuan (Daocheng Xian).


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