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Trigonotis rotundata Johnst.


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, strigose. Rhizomes prostrate. Stems 7-20 cm tall. Petiole of basal and lower stem leaves 3-4 cm, base expanded; leaf blade orbicular to subreniform, 0.7-1.7 cm wide, finely strigose, base rounded to cordate, apex rounded to retuse, mucronate; middle and upper stem leaves short petiolate, smaller. Inflorescences terminal, lowermost 1 or 2 flowers bracteate. Pedicel ascending, 5-10 mm. Calyx 5-lobed to above middle; lobes lanceolate, ca. 2 mm, strigose. Corolla light blue; throat appendages retuse, pubescent at apex; limb 5-lobed, ca. 7 mm wide; lobes broadly obovate, ca. 3 mm. Anthers elliptic, ca. 0.6 mm, apex obtuse. Nutlets semiglobose-tetrahedral, ca. 1 × 1 mm, ± sessile, smooth, glabrous, shiny.

* Alpine meadows, subalpine thickets, forest margins; 3000-4000 m. Sichuan, N Yunnan.


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