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Pedicularis pantlingii Prain


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, to 30--60 cm tall. Stems often several, densely pubescent apically, branched apically or unbranched; branches slender, pubescent. Leaves alternate; petiole 1--6 cm, pubescent; leaf blade ovate or triangular-ovate, sometimes orbicular, 2.5--5 X 1.5--3 cm, abaxially white scurfy, adaxially sparsely pubescent, pinnatifid to pinnatipartite; segments 3--5 pairs, ovate to triangular-ovate, dentate. Inflorescences racemose, interrupted basally; bracts leaflike. Pedicel 1.5--3 mm, elongating in fruit. Calyx campanulate, 6--8 mm, slightly cleft anteriorly, yellow pubescent; lobes 5, unequal or ± equal in size, large. Corolla pale purple or pink, to ca. 1.7 cm; tube ca. 8 mm, ca. as long as or longer than calyx, slightly expanded apically; galea bent at a right angle apically; beak 5--6 mm; lower lip ciliate or glabrous, middle lobe rounded or triangular. 2 filaments sparsely pubescent, 2 glabrous. Capsule triangular-lanceolate, 1.5--2 cm. Seeds ovoid, ca. 1.5 mm. Fl. Jul--Aug, fr. Aug--Sep.

Wet boggy places, wet banks in dense mixed forests, alpine meadows; 3500--4200 m. S and SE Xizang, NW Yunnan [Bhutan, India (Darjeeling), Myanmar, Nepal, Sikkim]


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