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Pedicularis wilsonii Bonati


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, to 9 cm tall, drying ± black. Roots fusiform, ± fleshy. Stems 2 or 3, 2--3 cm, or ± absent, pubescent. Basal leaves few; petiole 1.5--2 cm; leaf blade elliptic to oblong-ovate, to 9 cm, glabrous on both surfaces, pinnatipartite; segments ca. 13 pairs, ovate-oblong. Stem leaves usually pseudo-opposite, smaller than basal leaves. Flowers few. Pedicel 1--2.5 cm, glabrescent. Calyx 1--1.5 cm, 2/3 cleft anteriorly, pubescent; lobes 3, unequal, posterior one linear, entire, lateral lobes larger, leaflike. Corolla red throughout; tube 3--4 cm, slender; galea falcate apically; beak bent downward, straight or cylindric, ca. 4 mm; lower lip 1.5--2 X 2.5--3 cm, middle lobe ca. 1/2 size of lateral lobes, sparsely ciliate. Filaments glabrous or pubescent.

* Sichuan.


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