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Pedicularis kialensis Franch.


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, to 20 cm tall. Roots slender. Stems often many together, slightly pubescent. Leaves alternate; petiole to 6 cm; leaf blade lanceolate, 14--20 cm, pinnatisect; segments 8--16 pairs, ovate-lanceolate to lanceolate, incised-dentate. Inflorescences interrupted, pubescent; bracts leaflike. Pedicel to 3 mm. Calyx cylindric, ca. 8 mm, deeply cleft anteriorly, pubescent, 5-lobed. Corolla red; tube slightly longer than calyx, glabrous; galea purple, margin bearded; beak bent upward apically, ca. 1 cm; lower lip ciliate. 2 filaments pubescent, 2 glabrous. Capsule triangular-lanceolate, ca. 1.5 cm. Fl. Jun--Jul, fr. Sep.

* Banks, forests; 3000--4900 m. S Sichuan.


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