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Delphinium obcordatilimbum W. T. Wang


Description from Flora of China

Stem ca. 70 cm tall, glabrous or subglabrous, branched. Leaf blade 5--9 cm wide, base cordate; primary lobes separate for at least 90% of blade radius; central lobe rhombic, 1--3-lobulate, distally 1- or 2-lobulate, apex acute; ultimate lobules triangular to linear-lanceolate; proximal leaves not withered. Raceme to 22 cm, ca. 8-flowered; rachis glabrous; bracts linear. Pedicels 2.8--8.5 cm, puberulent and sparsely yellow glandular puberulent near apex; bracteoles distal, subulate, 4--7.5 mm. Sepals blue, abaxially sparsely puberulent; spur cylindric-subulate, 2--2.5 cm, base 2.5--3 mm in diam.; other sepals 1.5--2 cm. Petals undivided, glabrous. Staminode limb obcordate or obovate, 2-lobed, yellow barbate. Filaments pilose. Carpels 3; ovaries puberulent. Fl. Jul.

* Alpine meadows; ca. 3800 m. E Xizang (Riwoqê Xian).


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