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Pedicularis grandiflora Fisch.


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, to more than 1 m tall, often many branched. Roots fascicled, ± fleshy. Stems stout, hollow, ribbed, densely and minutely appressed puberulent. Basal leaves withering early; petiole to 7 cm; leaf blade ovate-oblong, to 23 cm, 2-pinnatisect; segments lanceolate, pinnatipartite to pinnatisect, dentate, teeth white and callose. Inflorescences long racemose, centripetal, lax; bracts subtriangular, inconspicuous. Calyx ca. 8 mm; lobes 5, equal, triangular, serrate. Corolla purple, 2.5--3.5 cm; lips ± connivent; galea falcate, marginally densely bearded; lower lip slightly shorter than galea. Filaments glabrous. Capsule ovoid, ca. 1.3 cm X 9 mm, apiculate. Fl. Jul--Aug, fr. Aug--Sep.

Swampy meadows; 300--400 m. Jilin, Nei Mongol [Russia].


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