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Pedicularis hirtella Franch. ex Forbes et Hemsl.


Description from Flora of China

Herbs biennial, 20--50 cm tall, reddish brown hirtellous, sometimes glandular pubescent. Stems erect, rigid, unbranched, with 1 or 2 lines of dense glandular hairs. Basal leaves large; petiole 4--10 mm; leaf blade ovate-oblong to lanceolate-oblong, to 5 X 2--2.5 cm, abaxially densely long pubescent along veins, adaxially long pubescent; segments 9--15 pairs, ovate to ovate-lanceolate, dentate. Stem leaves smaller than basal leaves, ± sessile. Inflorescences spicate, 7--14 cm, often interrupted basally; bracts leaflike. Calyx cylindric. ca. 1 cm, glandular pubescent; lobes 5, linear-oblong, ± equal. Corolla white to rose, to 3 cm, glandular pubescent; tube ca. 2 X as long as calyx; galea ca. 1--1.1 cm, falcate, distinctly subulate-dentate at apex; lower lip shorter than galea, lobes rounded, ± equal, ciliate. Filaments glabrous. Fl. Aug--Sep, fr. Sep--Oct.

* Open stony pastures, thickets; 2800--3700 m. NW Yunnan.


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