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Isometrum pinnatilobatum K. Y. Pan


Description from Flora of China

Petiole to 3.5 cm, brownish villous; leaf blade oblanceolate, 1.5-5 X 0.8-1.5 cm, adaxially grayish white pubescent, abaxially pale brown pubescent, base cuneate, margin lobulate, lobes subentire to shallowly crenulate, apex acute; lateral veins 3-5 on each side of midrib, distinct. Peduncle 4-6 cm, brown villous and glandular puberulent; bracts 1.8-2 mm, brown villous, margin entire. Pedicel 0.8-1.2 cm. Calyx segments lanceolate, 2.5-3 mm, margin entire. Corolla blue-purple, 1.2-1.4 cm, outside sparsely pubescent; tube nearly cylindric, ca. 8 X 3-4 mm; adaxial lip ca. 5 mm, lobes orbicular, ca. 2.5 mm; abaxial lip ca. 4 mm, lobes orbicular, 3-3.5 mm. Stamens 2.5-3 mm; filaments glabrous; anthers coherent in pairs, thecae not confluent; staminode 0.8-1.2 mm. Pistil ca. 5.5 mm, glabrous; ovary ca. 3 mm. Fruit unknown. Fl. May.

* Stony cliffs near roads; 500-1200 m. SW Hubei, SE Sichuan.


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