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Isometrum glandulosum (Batalin) Craib


Description from Flora of China

Didissandra glandulosa Batalin, Trudy Imp. S. Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada 12: 175. 1892.

Petiole to 1 cm, densely brownish woolly; leaf blade lanceolate-ovate, 1.5-4.5 X 1.1-3 cm, adaxially densely brownish villous, abaxially densely brown long woolly, base cuneate, margin serrate-crenate, apex acute to obtuse; lateral veins 5 or 6 on each side of midrib, obscured by indument. Peduncle ca. 12 cm, brown villous and glandular pubescent; bracts ca. 5 mm, rust-brown villous. Pedicel 1-3.5 cm. Calyx segments lanceolate, entire, ca. 3.5 mm. Corolla pale purple, ca. 1.2 cm, outside glandular pilose; tube tubular to subcampanulate, 8-10 X 3-4.5 mm; limb 5-lobed, lobes subequal, broadly ovate to rounded, 2-4 mm. Stamens 4-5 mm; filaments sparsely glandular pilose; anthers coherent in pairs, thecae confluent; staminode ca. 0.5 mm. Pistil 5-10 mm, glabrous; ovary 3-7 mm. Style 2-3 mm. Capsule ca. 2 cm. Fl. and fr. Aug.

* Gansu, NW Sichuan.


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