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Lysimachia brachyandra Chen et C. M. Hu


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, to 30 cm tall. Stems erect to arcuate at base, quadrangular or narrowly winged, usually branched from middle. Leaves alternate; petiole 0.8--2.5 cm, narrowly winged by decurrent blade; leaf blade lanceolate, 4--7 X 0.6--1.5 cm, abaxially glabrous, adaxially sparsely bristly or glabrate, minutely glandular, base attenuate, margin finely papillate, apex acuminate; veins 4 or 5 pairs; veinlets inconspicuous. Pedicel 2--2.5 cm, elongating to 3 cm in fruit. Flowers solitary, axillary. Calyx lobes narrowly ovate, ca. 4 mm, apex acuminate to subulate. Corolla yellow, deeply parted; lobes broadly elliptic, 3--5 mm, apex obtuse. Filaments connate basally into a ca. 0.5 mm high ring, free parts very short; anthers ca. 1.8 mm, basifixed, opening by apical pores. Style ca. 4 mm. Capsule subglobose, 3.5--4 mm in diam., ca. as long as persistent calyx. Fl. Jun-Jul.

* Grassy slopes, open forests; ca. 1200 m. SW Guizhou.


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