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Veronica morrisonicola Hayata


Description from Flora of China

Perennials, 10-20 cm tall. Stems long creeping, basally woody, apically ascending, often simple, with brown multicellular glandular hairs. Leaves densely crowded, rarely evenly distributed; leaf blade ovate to obovate-lanceolate, 1-3.2 X 0.3-1 cm, with multicellular glandular hairs, base rounded to cuneate and attenuate into a short petiole, apex acute to slightly obtuse. Racemes in pairs, axillary from upper leaves, elongated, with numerous flowers, with brown multicellular glandular hairs; peduncle to 6.5 cm; bracts linear-oblanceolate, 4-5 mm. Calyx 4-lobed; lobes linear-elliptic, 4-6 mm, subequal. Corolla rotate, 4-7 mm; tube less than 1.5 mm; throat hairy; lobes orbicular to ovate. Stamens longer than corolla. Capsule obcordate, strongly compressed, 5-6 X 4-5 mm, margin ciliate with multicellular hairs. Style ca. 4 mm. Seeds 2-10 per locule, ovate, flattened, slightly convex, ca. 1 mm. Fl. May-Sep.

* Moist forests, coniferous forests, bamboo thickets, grassy slopes; 2300-3900 m. Taiwan.


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