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Osbeckia chinensis var. angustifolia (D. Don) C. Y. Wu et C. Chen


Description from Flora of China

Osbeckia angustifolia D. Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal. 221. 1825.

Shrublets 80-100 cm tall. Leaves subsessile; leaf blade oblong-ovate to elliptic-ovate, (2-)3-5(-9) × (0.3-)0.6-1(-3.2) cm, base rounded to subcordate, apex acute. Petals 1.1-1.3 cm. Hypanthium with 5 to numerous setiform tubercles. Fl. Jun, fr. Aug-Nov.

Grassy areas on open slopes, trailsides; 500-2800 m. Hainan, SW Sichuan, NW and SW Yunnan [Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam].


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