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Lasiocaryum munroi (Clarke) Johnst.


Description from Flora of China

Eritrichium munroi C. B. Clarke in J. D. Hooker, Fl. Brit. India 4: 165. 1883; Oreogenia munroi (C. B. Clarke) I. M. Johnston.

Herbs annual, 5-10 cm tall. Stems usually several, erect, slender, pilose. Leaves sessile, basal ones with attenuate base; leaf blade narrowly ovate to spatulate, 3-10 × 1.5-3.5 mm, sparsely pubescent, margin entire; veins obscure. Inflorescences ± racemose, ebracteate. Pedicel suberect, to 1.5 cm in fruit. Flowers widely spaced. Calyx lobes erect, broadly lanceolate to oblong-ovate, ca. 2 mm, somewhat enlarged in fruit, sparsely pubescent. Corolla light blue, tubular, ca. 2.5 mm; throat appendaged; lobes suborbicular, ca. 0.5 mm wide. Nutlets oblong-ovoid, ca. 1 × 0.5 mm, wrinkled, short appressed pubescent; attachment scar narrowly ovate.

3400-4000 m. S Xizang (Cona Xian) [Bhutan, N India, Nepal].


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