All Floras      Advanced Search
Login | eFloras Home | Help
Chinese Plant Names | Family List | Ranunculaceae | Delphinium

Delphinium tetragynum W. T. Wang


Description from Flora of China

Stem 30--38 cm tall, sparsely pubescent, branched. Leaf blade 5--8 cm wide, base cordate; primary lobes separate for less than 60% of blade radius; central lobe broadly rhombic, 3-lobulate, distally lobulate-dentate, apex acute; ultimate lobules ovate; proximal leaves usually not withered. Raceme ca. 6 cm, ca. 5-flowered, pubescent; proximal bracts leaflike, 3-parted, distal ones linear, undivided, ca. 1 cm. Pedicels 1--3.5 cm; bracteoles distal, lanceolate-linear, ca. 1 cm. Sepals blue, abaxially pubescent; spur conic, ca. 8 mm, base ca. 4 mm in diam.; other sepals ca. 1.8 cm. Petals 2-lobed, long ciliate. Staminode limb oblong, 2-cleft, densely yellow barbate, margin long ciliate. Filaments glabrous. Carpels 4, glabrous. Fl. Jul--Aug.

* Gravelly slopes; ca. 4500 m. SW Xinjiang (Taxkorgan Tajik Zizhixian).


 |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |