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Delphinium sinovitifolium W. T. Wang


Description from Flora of China

Delphinium vitifolium Finet & Gagnepain, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 53: 126. 1906, not Willdenow ex Steudel (1840).

Stem 30--40 cm tall, densely spreading hirsute, simple. Leaf blade 5--6 cm wide, base cordate; primary lobes separate for less than 60% of blade radius; central lobe broadly rhombic, 3-lobulate or 3-dentate, distally few dentate, apex acute; ultimate lobules triangular; proximal leaves withered. Raceme 9.5--13 cm, 4- or 5-flowered, spreading puberulent; proximal bracts leaflike, distal ones linear or narrowly so. Pedicels 1.8--4 cm, puberulent and sparsely glandular puberulent; bracteoles distal, subulate, 3.5--6 mm. Sepals blue, abaxially pubescent; spur subulate, 2.2--2.5 cm, recurved or U-shaped, base 3--3.5 mm in diam.; other sepals 1--1.3 cm. Petals undivided, glabrous. Staminode limb obliquely ovate, 2-lobed, yellow barbate. Filaments glabrous. Carpels 3, glabrous. Fl. Sep.

* Alpine meadows; ca. 4000 m. W Sichuan.


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