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Lysimachia nanpingensis Chen et C. M. Hu


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, 5--18 cm tall, stoloniferous. Stems terete, erect or prostrate in lower part, with dense fulvous multicellular hairs. Lowest 1 or 2 pairs of leaves scalelike. Leaves opposite; petiole 3--12 mm, densely fulvous pubescent; leaf blade elliptic to ovate-elliptic, 3.5--5.5 X 2--4.5 cm, papery, becoming dark brown when dry, abaxially densely bristly, adaxially initially sparsely bristly, becoming glabrous, indistinctly glandular punctate, base subrounded, rarely broadly cuneate, margin narrowly revolute, apex acute. Pedicel recurved in fruit, 4--9 mm, densely fulvous pubescent. Flowers 2--6, crowded at apex of stems, without bracts. Calyx lobes lanceolate, 6--7.5 X 1.2--1.9 mm, pubescent, obscurely glandular punctate. Corolla yellow; tube ca. 3 mm; lobes oblong, 9--11 X 3.5--4 mm, sparsely reddish glandular punctate, apex obtuse or slightly emarginate. Filaments connate basally into a ca. 3 mm high tube, free parts flattened, 3--5 mm; anthers ovate, dorsifixed, opening by lateral slits, ca. 1.5 mm. Ovary densely pubescent; style ca. 7.5 mm, pubescent on lower part. Capsule subglobose, ca. 4 mm in diam. Fl. Apr-May.

* Mountain woodlands; ca. 700 m. Fujian, W Guangdong.


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