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Lysimachia carinata Y. I. Fang et C. Z. Cheng


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, becoming black when dry. Stems decumbent, to 45 cm, terete, much branched, glabrous. Leaves opposite; petiole 0.8--1.5 cm; leaf blade broadly ovate to ovate, 1.5--2.5 X 1--2 cm, abaxially glabrous, black glandular punctate near margin, adaxially sparsely bristly, base rounded to truncate, apex acute to obtuse. Pedicel 5--10 mm, densely glandular. Flowers solitary or paired in axils of leaves. Calyx ca. 4 mm, parted nearly to base; lobes linear-lanceolate, abaxially cristate; crest ca. 0.5 mm, glabrous. Corolla ca. 6 mm; tube ca. 2 mm; lobes elliptic, black glandular punctate, sparsely short glandular striate, apex obtuse. Filaments connate basally into a ca. 2 mm high tube, free parts ca. 1 mm; anthers oblong, dorsifixed, opening by lateral slits, ca. 1 mm. Ovary globose, glabrous; style slightly longer than stamens. Capsule unknown. Fl. Apr-May.

* Grassy banks near rice paddies. Guangxi (Yangshuo Xian).


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