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Lysimachia physaloides C. Y. Wu et C. Chen


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, to 60 cm tall. Stems erect, terete, subfleshy, branched in upper part, minutely glandular when young. Lower leaves scalelike. Upper leaves alternate, ± crowded toward apex of stem; petiole 2.5--7.5 cm, glabrous; leaf blade oblong, 10--18 X 3.5--6 cm, membranous when dry, abaxially glabrescent, adaxially ± bristly to glabrate, base cuneate, apex short acuminate; veins 10--13 pairs, prominent. Racemes axillary, 4- or 5-flowered; peduncle ca. 1 cm, quadrangular; bracts narrowly lanceolate, 1--1.3 cm, subulate, adnate to pedicel at base. Pedicel 1--1.5 cm, subangular, apex thickened. Calyx lobes ovate, 9--10 X ca. 3 mm, apex acuminate to subulate; veins 7--9. Corolla pink; tube 2--2.5 mm; lobes oblong, 9.5--10 X 6--7 mm, apex rounded. Filaments connate basally into a ca. 1 mm high ring, free parts very short; anthers ca. 4.5 mm, basifixed, opening by apical pores. Ovary ovoid; style ca. 6 mm. Capsule unknown. Fl. Apr.

* Shaded areas near water. SE Yunnan (Jinping Xian).


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