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Ornithoboea feddei (Levl.) Burtt


Description from Flora of China

Boea feddei H. Léveillé, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 9: 449. 1911; B. darrisii H. Léveillé; Ornithoboea darrisii (H. Léveillé) Craib; Sinoboea microcarpa W. Y. Chun.

Stems 10-40 cm, densely pubescent, glabrescent. Petiole 1.5-8.5 cm; leaf blade ovate to broadly ovate, 3-10 X 2-6 cm, adaxially pubescent or pubescent and puberulent, abaxially puberulent, pubescent along veins, margin dentate-serrate, apex obtuse to acuminate. Peduncle 1.8-7 cm, villous to puberulent; bracts 2-3 mm. Pedicel 7-9 mm. Calyx segments reflexed, lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, 3.5-6 X 1-2 mm, outside puberulent. Corolla pale purple, 0.9-1.4 cm, inside bearded on abaxial lip; tube 4-5 X 2.2-4 mm; adaxial lip 2.5-3.5 mm, lobes 1.2-2 mm; abaxial lip 5-7 mm, lobes oblong, 2-4 mm. Stamens 2.5-3.5 mm; filaments simple, glandular puberulent near apex; staminodes 2, ca. 1.2 mm. Ovary ovoid-conical, 1.2-4 mm; pubescent. Style 2.5-4 mm, puberulent. Capsule 8-10 mm. Fl. and fr. Sep.

* Dry cliff, in shade. SW Guizhou.


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