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Pedicularis decora Franch.


Description from Flora of China

Pedicularis lasiantha H. L. Li.

Herbs perennial, to 1 m tall, pubescent. Stems branched apically or unbranched, sparsely white villous. Leaves narrowly lanceolate, to 10 X 2.5 cm, pinnatipartite; segments 20 pairs, oblong-lanceolate, margin double dentate. Inflorescences long spicate, interrupted basally, densely glandular pubescent; bracts leaflike below. Calyx 3--4 mm, densely glandular pubescent; lobes 5, triangular, ± entire. Corolla yellow; tube ca. 1.2 cm, ca. 3 X as long as calyx, pubescent outside; galea navicular, ca. as long as lower lip, margin densely bearded; lower lip ± sessile. Capsule ovoid, compressed, ca. 1.4 cm X 8 mm, apex short acuminate. Fl. Jun--Jul, fr. Aug.

* Grassy slopes, Picea forests, Betula forests; 2200--2800 m. S Gansu, W Hubei, S Shaanxi, NE Sichuan.


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