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Onosma lijiangense Y. L. Liu


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, ca. 30 cm tall, spreading hispid, strigose. Stems several, cespitose, woody, erect or ascending, branched from base. Leaves petiolate, lanceolate, 2.5-4 cm × 5-8 mm, base cuneate or nearly rounded, apex obtuse. Inflorescences terminal, paniculate. Pedicel pendulous or geniculately recurved, 1-1.5 cm, densely spreading hispid, short strigose, scabrous. Calyx 6-7 mm, slightly enlarged after anthesis, parted nearly to base; lobes lanceolate to linear-lanceolate. Corolla red, tubular-campanulate, 1.2-1.4 cm, base 1.5-2 mm wide, gradually expanded upward; throat ca. 5 mm wide, above middle densely pubescent outside, glabrescent inside; nectary ca. 0.5 mm, densely white pubescent; lobes broadly triangular, ca. 1.5 × 2 mm, margin revolute. Filaments subulate, 4-4.5 mm, sparsely pubescent, base decurrent, inserted ca. 4 mm above base of corolla tube; anthers laterally united, ca. 7 mm, included; apex sterile, ca. 1 mm. Style ca. 1.5 cm, densely pubescent below middle. Nutlets unknown. Fl. Aug.

* In tussocks on hillsides; ca. 2700 m. NW Yunnan (Lijiang Xian).


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