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Lysionotus sangzhiensis W. T. Wang


Description from Flora of China

Subshrubs. Stems ca. 12 cm, glabrous or glabrescent, branches appressed puberulent. Petiole 1.2-4 mm; leaf blade oblanceolate to narrowly oblong, 0.9-3.1 cm X 3-7 mm, leathery to thin leathery, glabrous, base cuneate, margin serrulate to denticulate apically, apex acute to obtuse; lateral veins obscure. Cymes 1- or 2-flowered; peduncle 2-5 cm, glabrous; bracts orbicular-ovate to obovate, 3-6 X 2-4 mm. Pedicel 3-5.4 cm. Calyx 7-10 mm, 5-lobed from above middle; tube 5-8 mm; lobes 2-5 X 1.2-3 mm, glabrous. Corolla pink, ca. 3.7 cm, glabrous; tube funnelform-tubular, ca. 2.6 X 0.9 cm; adaxial lip ca. 2 mm; abaxial lip ca. 1.1 cm. Stamens ca. 1.2 cm; filaments ca. 1.2 cm; anthers oblate; connective abaxial-basal, with appendage protruding, ca. 0.4 mm; staminodes 3, central 1 ca. 1 mm, laterals ca. 7 mm, with 1 small empty anther at apex. Disc ringlike, margin entire. Pistil ca. 12.5 mm, glabrous. Capsule 4-5.4 cm. Seed appendages subulate, 0.2-0.6 mm. Fl. Aug.

* Rocks in forests; 700-1400 m. NW Hunan (Sangzhi Xian), SE Sichuan (Youyang Xian).


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