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Orobanche mupinensis Hu


Description from Flora of China

Herbs 15-20 cm tall, densely glandular pubescent. Stems suberect. Leaves ovate-lanceolate, 0.8-1.2 cm X 3-5 mm, along with bracts and calyx densely glandular pubescent abaxially. Inflorescences spicate, ca. 4 cm, 3-5-flowered; bract ovate-lanceolate, as long as leaves; subsessile; bractlets absent. Calyx campanulate, ca. 1 cm, irregularly 2-parted; segments 2-lobed; lobes triangular-lanceolate, 5-7 mm, apex acuminate. Corolla pale yellow, tubular-funnelform, 2.5-2.8 cm; upper lip entire, apex glabrescent adaxially, mucronate, mucro 1-2 mm; lower lip shorter than upper; lobes subrounded, ca. 3 mm in diam., sparsely pubescent. Filaments 1.9-2.1 cm, densely villous basally; anthers ovoid, ca. 3 mm, white villous. Pistil ca. 2 cm; ovary ellipsoid. Style ca. 1.6 cm, upper part pubescent; stigma 2-lobed. Fruit unknown. Fl. May-Jul.

* Roadsides; ca. 2100 m. Sichuan (Baoxing Xian).


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