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Tremacron rubrum Hand.-Mazz.


Description from Flora of China

Petiole to 4 cm, yellow-brown villous; leaf blade elliptic-lanceolate, 3-15 X 1-3(-5) cm, sericeous-strigose, abaxially pale yellow villous along veins, base narrowly cuneate, margin shallowly crenate-serrate, apex acute to obtuse. Cymes 5-15-flowered; peduncle 7-13 cm, pubescent and glandular pubescent, rust-brown villous; bracts 4-5 X ca. 1 mm, pubescent. Pedicel 0.5-3 cm. Calyx segments lanceolate, 3-4 mm, outside densely pubescent. Corolla red, 7-10 mm; tube funnelform-tubular, 4-6 X 3-5 mm; adaxial lip ca. 1 mm; abaxial lip ca. 1.5 mm, central lobe ovate-triangular, lateral lobes semiorbicular, apex rounded. Stamens exserted, 1-1.5 cm; staminode 1. Pistil 7-12 mm, sparsely glandular pubescent; ovary 5-9 mm. Immature capsule ca. 3.2 cm. Fl. Sep-Oct.

* Yunnan (Dayao Xian).


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