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Panax stipuleanatus H. T. Tsai et K. M. Feng


Description from Flora of China

Herbs, perennial, 45-55 cm tall. Rootstock fusiform. Leaves 3, verticillate at apex of stem, palmately compound; petiole base without stipule or stipulelike appendages; leaflets 5(-7), 2-pinnatifid, 6-12 × 2.5-6 cm, membranous, adaxially setose on veins, base broadly cuneate or subrounded, margin serrate, setose, apex caudate-acuminate. Inflorescence a solitary, terminal umbel 50-80-flowered; peduncle 8-10 cm, glabrous. Filaments ca. as long as petals or slightly longer. Ovary 2-carpellate; styles 2, usually united into a column. Fruit red, subglobose or globose-nephroid, ca. 8 mm in diam.; seeds 2, subglobose. Fl. May-Jun, fr. Jul-Aug.

This species is used medicinally.

Forests in valleys; 1100-1700 m. SE Yunnan [N Vietnam].


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