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Scrophularia kiriloviana Schischk.


Description from Flora of China

Herbs, suffrutescent, 30-50 cm tall, multibranched from a woody base as if tufted. Stems subterete, glabrous. Petiole 0.3-2 cm; leaf blade ovate-elliptic to ovate-oblong, 3-10 cm, margin basally pinnately parted to pinnatisect, apically toothed or serrate to pinnately parted; lobes serrate, rarely all coarsely serrate. Panicles terminal, lax, narrow, rarely axillary, 10-30 cm; cymes 3-7-flowered; rachises and pedicels sparsely glandular hairy. Calyx ca. 2.5 mm; lobes rotund, margin conspicuously membranous. Corolla purple-red, 5-7 mm; tube subglobose, 3.5-4 mm; lower lip ca. 1/2 as long as upper lip; upper lip lobes rotund. Stamens as long as corolla lower lip; staminode oblong to narrowly oblong. Ovary ca. 1.5 mm. Style ca. 4 mm. Capsule subglobose. Fl. May-Jul, fr. Jul-Aug.

Edge of forests, shady places in mountains, along streams, crevices or sandy places; 700-2100 m. Xinjiang [Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan].


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