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Delphinium yechengense C. Y. Yang et B. Wang


Description from Flora of China

Stem 40--50 cm tall, sparsely puberulent, branched. Leaf blade 6--10 cm wide, base deeply cordate; primary lobes separate for at least 60% of blade radius; central lobe obovate-rhombic or flabellate-obovate, 3-lobulate, distally lobulate-dentate, apex acute; ultimate lobules narrowly ovate; proximal leaves usually not withered. Corymb ca. 8 cm, 2--4-flowered, sparsely puberulent and sparsely glandular puberulent; proximal bracts leaflike, distal ones undivided, lanceolate or linear. Pedicels 2.5--10 cm; bracteoles distal, lanceolate, 6--8 mm. Sepals purple-blue, abaxially pubescent and sparsely glandular puberulent; spur conic, 1.1--1.4 cm, base ca. 7 mm in diam.; other sepals 2--2.5 cm. Petals 2-lobed, long ciliate. Staminode limb elliptic-ovate, 2-lobed, yellow barbate. Filaments glabrous. Carpels 5; ovaries densely puberulent. Fl. Jul--Aug.

* Slopes; 3800--4300 m. SW Xinjiang.


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