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Opithandra sinohenryi (Chun) Burtt


Description from Flora of China

Didymocarpus sinohenryi W. Y. Chun, Sunyatsenia 6: 290. 1946.

Petiole 2.5-4.5 cm, brown woolly; leaf blade oblong to narrowly obovate, 7.5-13 X 2.7-7.2 cm, papery, nearly flat, adaxially densely puberulent to velutinous, abaxially brown woolly, base cuneate, margin indistinctly denticulate, apex obtuse to rounded; lateral veins 8-13 on each side of midrib. Peduncle 8.5-13 cm, woolly, glabrescent; bracts linear. Calyx 5-sect from base; segments narrowly lanceolate, 4-5 X ca. 1 mm, apex acute. Corolla pink, ca. 2 cm, outside puberulent, inside sparsely puberulent; tube tubular, not swollen, ca. 1.2 cm X 3.5 mm; adaxial lip ca. 6 mm; abaxial lip ca. 9 mm, all lobes entire. Stamens adnate to corolla tube above middle, ca. 5 mm; filaments glabrous; anthers free, oblong, dehiscing from straight slits; staminode 1, adaxial, ca. 0.4 mm. Pistil included, ca. 1.1 cm, glabrous. Style ca. 2.5 mm; stigmas 2. Capsule ca. 2.5 cm. Fl. Jul-Aug, fr. Aug.

* Streamside rocks in forests; 500-600 m. S Guangxi (Shiwandashan, Dongxing Xian, Shangsi Xian).


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