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Lysimachia chikungensis Bail.


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, 30--60 cm tall, without creeping rhizomes. Stems erect, terete, often branched in upper part, densely puberulent and short-stalked glandular. Leaves alternate; petiole indistinct or leaves sessile; leaf blade narrowly lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, 40--60 X 5--7(--9) mm, both surfaces ± glandular and obscurely punctate, base cuneate, margin narrowly revolute, apex acute, midvein raised abaxially; veins inconspicuous. Racemes to 25 cm in fruit; bracts subulate, 2.5--3.5 mm. Pedicel 1--2 mm. Calyx lobes elliptic, ca. 1.5 mm, glandular ciliate, margin membranous. Corolla white, 2--3 mm, parted slightly below middle; lobes oblong-obovate, apex rounded. Stamens included; filaments adnate to corolla tube, free parts ca. 1 mm; anthers ovate, dorsifixed, ca. 1 mm. Ovary ovoid; style ca. 0.8 mm. Capsule subglobose, ca. 2 mm in diam. Fl. Jun-Jul.

* In rock crevices, S-facing grassy mountain slopes; 400--500 m. N Hubei, S Henan.


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