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Monochasma savatieri Franch. ex Maxim.


Description from Flora of China

Perennials, 15-23 cm tall, basally woody, densely white woolly throughout, glandular pilose above. Stems narrowly ribbed below leaf insertion. Leaf blade oblong-lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, 1-2(-2.5) cm X 2-3 mm, base tapered and decurrent, apex acute. Pedicel 2-7 mm. Bracteoles 0.9-1.5 cm X 1-2 mm, foliaceous. Calyx tube membranous, glandular pilose or with a mixture of woolly and glandular pilose hairs; tube as long as or slightly shorter than lobes; lobes 4, 5-6 X 1-2 mm, occasionally ca. 10 X 3 mm, herbaceous, apex acuminate. Corolla purplish to nearly white, 1.5-1.8 cm, ca. 2 X as long as calyx. Capsule oblong, ca. 9 X 3 mm, apex acuminate and apiculate. Fl. Mar-Apr.

Grassland on sunny slopes, pine forests; 200-1100 m. Fujian, Jiangxi, Zhejiang [Japan].


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