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Delphinium naviculare W. T. Wang


Description from Flora of China

Stem ca. 70 cm, hispid, glabrescent distally, simple. Leaf blade 5--11 cm wide, base cordate; primary lobes separate for at least 60% of blade radius; central lobe rhombic-obtrapezoid or rhombic, 3-lobulate, distally dentate, apex acute; ultimate lobules lanceolate; proximal leaves usually not withered. Raceme 13--28 cm, 10--28-flowered; rachis glabrous; proximal bracts 3-parted, distal ones navicular-ovate. Pedicels 1--3 cm; bracteoles distal, navicular-ovate, 4--5 cm. Sepals purple; spur cylindric-subulate, 1.2--1.3 cm, base 2--2.5 mm in diam.; other sepals 0.9--1.3 cm. Petals obtuse, glabrous. Staminode limb oblong, 2-lobed, yellowish barbate. Filaments glabrous. Carpels 3. Fl. Aug.

* Picea forests, scrub margins, grassy slopes, along rivers; 1600--1700 m. W Xinjiang.


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