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Delphinium yulungshanicum W. T. Wang


Description from Flora of China

Stem 15--17 cm tall, retrorsely puberulent, simple. Leaf blade 2--5 cm wide, base cordate; primary lobes separate for at least 75% of blade radius; central lobe broadly rhombic, 3-cleft, distally 1- or 2-dentate, apex acute; ultimate lobules triangular; proximal leaves not withered. Raceme 5--10 cm, 2--5-flowered, puberulent; bracts linear, or proximal ones leaflike. Pedicels (2--)3--10 cm; bracteoles distal, narrowly linear, (5--)7.5--9 mm. Sepals purple-blue, abaxially puberulent; spur subulate, (1.6--) 2.2--2.9 cm, straight or nearly so, base ca. 3 mm in diam.; other sepals 1.8--2.1 cm. Petals emarginate, glabrous. Staminode limb elliptic-ovate or suborbicular, emarginate or 2-lobed, yellow barbate. Filaments pilose distally. Carpels 3; ovaries densely appressed villous. Fl. Sep--Oct.

* Alpine meadows; ca. 3700 m. NW Yunnan (Lijiang Naxi Zu Zizhixian).


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