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Orobanche clarkei Hook. f.


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial or biennial, 5-15 cm tall, densely glandular pubescent. Stems erect. Leaves lanceolate, 5-8 X 2-4 mm, along with bract, calyx, and corolla densely glandular pubescent abaxially. Inflorescences spicate, 2-5 cm; bract ovate-lanceolate, ca. 1/2 as long as corolla; bractlets absent. Calyx 6-8 mm, 2-parted to base; lobes ovate, ovate-lanceolate, or lanceolate, usually entire or 2-lobed. Corolla blue-purple, 1.3-1.7 cm; tube suberect, not enlarged; upper lip 2-lobed; lower lip slightly shorter than upper, margin dentate. Filaments 6-7 mm, glabrous; anthers long ovoid, 1-1.2 mm, glabrous or subglabrous, base mucronate. Ovary long ellipsoid. Style slender, glandular pubescent; stigma 2-lobed. Capsule oblong, 7-8 X 3-4 mm. Seeds ovoid-oblong. Fl. May-Jun, fr. Jul-Aug.

Thickets; 2900-3400 m. W Xizang (Zhada Xian) [Kashmir, Pakistan, Tajikistan].


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