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Lysimachia grandiflora (Franch.) Hand.-Mazz.


Description from Flora of China

Lysimachia ramosa Wallich var. grandiflora Franchet.

Herbs perennial, 18--35 cm tall. Stems erect, angular or short winged in upper part. Leaves alternate; petiole (1--)1.5--2.5 mm; leaf blade ovate-lanceolate, 4--7.5 X 1.5--2.5 cm, abaxially glabrous and glaucous, adaxially ± bristly, base cuneate to subrounded, apex acuminate; veins 4 or 5 pairs. Pedicel 2.5--4 cm, glabrous, apex ± thickened. Flowers solitary, in axils of upper leaves. Calyx lobes orbicular to slightly depressed, ca. 3.5 X 2.5 mm, apex apiculate; veins 6 or 7. Corolla 1--1.5 cm; tube ca. 3.5 mm; lobes oblong, ca. 5.5 mm wide, apex obtuse. Filaments connate basally into a ring, free parts ca. 1 mm; anthers 4.2--4.4 mm, basifixed, opening by apical pores. Capsule subglobose, 5.5--6 mm in diam., with many vertical striations.

Lysimachia grandiflora is known only from the type collection. The above description is based on the type specimen in Paris.

* Forests. NE Yunnan


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