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Pedicularis laxiflora Franch.


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, not drying black. Stems few, ± flexuously ascending, unbranched, or sometimes with long repent branches. Leaves mostly alternate, glabrous; petiole to 2.8 cm; leaf blade oblong-lanceolate to oblong, to 10 X 2--3.5 cm, abaxially subglabrous, adaxially slightly pubescent along midvein, pinnatisect; segments 6--12 pairs, often pinnatipartite, ovate-oblong to ovate-lanceolate, incised-dentate. Pedicel 1--1.5 cm. Calyx tube 4--4.5 mm, slightly cleft anteriorly; lobes 5, unequal, serrate. Corolla pink; tube ca. 8 mm; galea strongly curved, scarcely 5 mm; beak bent slightly downward, ca. 3 mm, slender; lower lip to 1.3 cm, nearly 2 X as long as galea, middle lobe broadly ovate, apex hoodlike. 2 filaments pubescent, 2 glabrous. Capsule ovoid, compressed, mucronate. Fl. Jun--Jul, fr. Jul--Aug.

* Moist places; 2500--3300 m. E Sichuan.


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