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Lancea hirsuta Bonati


Description from Flora of China

Herbs, 4-8 cm tall; stems and leaves with coarse multicellular hairs. Rhizomes much branched, with membranous scales on nodes. Leaf blade ovate-oblong, 3-5 cm, papery, base attenuate, margin shallowly crenate, apex obtuse. Racemes 4-10-flowered; bracts lanceolate, longer than calyx, base dilated and semiamplexicaul. Calyx ca. 7 mm, membranous; lobes lanceolate, margin ciliate. Corolla blue-purple, 2.8-3.2 cm; tube more than 2 cm, outside hairy; lower lip middle lobe 2-lobed; upper lip shallowly 2-parted, truncate. Stamens inserted at throat; 2 filaments villous. Style glabrous, as long as stamens. Fl. Jul.

* Grassland, mountain slopes, under forests; 3700-4100 m. NW Sichuan, NW Yunnan.


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