All Floras      Advanced Search
Login | eFloras Home | Help
Chinese Plant Names | Family List | Scrophulariaceae | Scrophularia

Scrophularia moellendorffii Maxim.


Description from Flora of China

Perennials, to 60 cm tall. Stems subterete, narrowly winged, hollow, often glandular hairy apically. Leaves on lower nodes scalelike. Stem leaves petiole 0.5-2.5 cm; leaf blade ovate, oblong-ovate, or rarely oblong-lanceolate, to 10 cm, base broadly cuneate to occasionally subtruncate, margin often coarsely irregularly double toothed. Thyrses terminal; cymes opposite or whorled; lower whorls ca. 4 cm distant from each other; peduncle short, densely glandular hairy. Flowers crowded. Pedicel short, densely glandular hairy. Calyx oblique, less than 3 mm; lobes ovate. Corolla yellow, ca. 7 mm, outside sparsely glandular puberulent; tube subglobose; lower lip lobes orbicular, middle lobe smaller than other lobes; upper lip ca. 2 mm longer than lower lip, margin entire or retuse. Stamens as long as corolla tube; staminode small. Ovary ca. 2 mm, 1/3-1/2 as long as style. Style slender. Capsule ovoid, ca. 7 mm. Fl. Jul, fr. Jul-Aug.

* Among shady rocks, mountain tops; 1500-2000 m. Shanxi (Taihang Shan).


Related Objects  

Flora of China  
  • Illustration
  • Illustration

     |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |