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Petitmenginia matsumurae Yamazaki


Description from Flora of China

Herbs, 40-60 cm tall. Stems simple or few branched, with brown crisped hairs. Leaves sessile, linear, 1.5-5 cm X 1-2 mm, fleshy, abaxially scabrous on veins, adaxially scabrous, margin revolute, scabrous, 1- or 2-toothed per side on lower leaves; upper leaves entire, apex acute, midvein conspicuous. Flowers solitary in axils of upper leaves. Pedicel 1.5-2 mm, densely brown hairy. Bracteoles linear, as long as calyx. Calyx ca. 3 mm in flower, to 4 X 3 mm in fruit, densely scabrous; lobes triangular-lanceolate, base expanded, apex acute. Corolla 6-7 mm; tube narrow, densely puberulent distally to middle; lobes ovate-orbicular, coarsely hairy outside. Style densely scabrous hairy. Capsule globose, ca. 4 X 3 mm. Seeds ca. 0.4 X 0.2 mm. Fl. and fr. Aug.

* Low elevations. Jiangsu (Nanjing Shi).


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