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Onosma glomeratum Y. L. Liu


Description from Flora of China

Herbs, gray-white, 20-30 cm tall, densely hispid. Stems several, cespitose, erect or ascending, branched from base. Leaf blade lanceolate or oblanceolate, 2-5 cm × 3-5 mm, base attenuate or rounded, apex obtuse or acute. Inflorescences terminal and axillary, subcapitate, 2-4 cm wide at anthesis, many flowered. Pedicel slender, very short. Flowers crowded. Calyx 7-8 mm; lobes linear-lanceolate, densely hispid outside, glabrous inside. Corolla red, tubular, 1-1.2 cm; throat 2-2.5 mm wide, widest at middle, 3-4 mm wide, glabrescent; nectary ca. 0.5 mm, glabrescent; lobes erect, triangular, ca. 1 × 1 mm, margin revolute. Filaments 2-2.5 mm, inserted 5-5.5 mm above base in corolla tube, decurrent base linear, ca. 3 mm; anthers united at base, ca. 5 mm, included; apex sterile, 0.5-1 mm. Style 1-1.2 cm, glabrous. Nutlets unknown. Fl. Aug.

* Sandy slopes; ca. 3700 m. Xizang (Leiwuqi Xian)


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