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Streptopus koreanus Ohwi


Description from Flora of China

Streptopus ajanensis Tiling var. koreanus Komarov, Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada 20: 476. 1901.

Rhizome elongate, slender, ca. 1 mm thick. Stem simple or branched distally, 15--40 cm, sparsely hispidulous. Leaves ovate-lanceolate to ovate-elliptic, 3--10 × 1--3 cm, thinly papery, base rounded, margin ciliate-denticulate, apex mucronate. Flowers 1 or 2 on an axillary peduncle; peduncle wirelike, ca. 1.5 cm, not geniculate, elongate in fruit. Tepals yellowish green, narrowly ovate, 2--3 × ca. 1 mm, minutely tuberculate adaxially, base connate, apex acuminate. Filaments very short, flat; anthers obcordate, minutely tuberculate basally. Ovary globose, smooth. Style indistinct; stigma subentire. Berry 6--9 mm in diam. Seeds many, oblong, slightly curved. Fl. May, fr. Jul--Aug.

Forests; 800--2000 m. Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning [Korea].


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