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8. Euphrasia pumilio Ohwi, Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 2: 306. 1933.

矮小米草 ai xiao mi cao

Description from Flora of China

Euphrasia fukuyamai Masamune; E. kanzanensis Masamune.

Perennials, 5-11 cm tall. Stems cespitose, simple, erect or ascending, basally white pubescent, apically pubescent only along 2 lines. Leaves at base of stem sessile, 1-2 mm, sparsely hispid with capitate glandular and eglandular hairs, margin crenately 1- or 2-toothed on each side; middle and upper leaves oblong-orbicular, 6-11 X 5-9 mm, abaxially hispid along veins, adaxially densely hispid or glabrous, base rounded, margin crenately 2- or 3-toothed, apex rounded. Racemes terminal; bracts as large as leaves, glabrous or hispid. Pedicel ca. 4 mm in fruit. Calyx 4-5 mm, hispid along veins and on margin; lobes as long as tube, obovate-linear, apex rounded. Corolla upper side ca. 9 mm. Anther locules with barbate hairs along slit after dehiscence. Ovary brown hirsute.

* Stream banks, alpine meadows; 3100-3800 m. Taiwan (Nantou Xian, Taizhong Xian).


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