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Delphinium kaschgaricum C. Y. Yang et B. Wang


Description from Flora of China

Stem ca. 15 cm tall, sparsely retrorsely hispid, simple. Leaf blade 3--3.5 cm wide, base cordate; primary lobes separate for at least 60% of blade radius; central lobe rhombic-obovate, 3-lobulate, distally entire or 1-denticulate, apex acute; ultimate lobules ovate; proximal leaves not withered. Raceme ca. 4 cm, 2--4-flowered, hispid and yellowish glandular puberulent; bracts lanceolate. Pedicels 2--2.5 cm; bracteoles distal, narrowly linear, ca. 4 mm. Sepals blue-purple, abaxially hispidulous and glandular; spur cylindric-subulate, ca. 1 cm, straight, base ca. 2 mm in diam.; other sepals ca. 8 mm. Petals 2-lobed, ciliate. Staminode limb orbicular-ovate, 2-cleft, yellow barbate, ciliate. Filaments glabrous. Carpels 3; ovaries distally sparsely puberulent. Fl. Jul--Aug.

* Slopes; ca. 3300 m. SW Xinjiang (Artux Xian).


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