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9a. Isometrum lancifolium var. lancifolium

紫花金盏苣苔 (原变种) zi hua jin zhan ju tai (yuan bian zhong)

Description from Flora of China

Didissandra lancifolia Franchet, Nouv. Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat., ser. 2, 10: 63. 1887-1888; Ancylostemon lancifolius (Franchet) B. L. Burtt; A. purpureus B. L. Burtt & R. Davidson.

Petiole to 8 cm; leaf blade narrowly lanceolate to ovate-elliptic, 3.5-14 X 2-3.7 cm, adaxially pale brown villous and puberulent to glabrescent, abaxially brown villous, base cuneate to truncate, margin sinuous to irregularly serrulate or dentate; lateral veins distinct. Peduncle 5-22 cm, brown villous. Pedicel glandular puberulent and rust-brown villous. Corolla 0.8-1.2 cm; tube 6-8 mm; adaxial lip distinctly longer than abaxial; adaxial lip lobes oblong, 1-1.2 X 1.5-2 mm; abaxial lip lobes suborbicular, 1.7-2 X 1-2 mm. Stamens 4-5 mm; filaments glabrous. Pistil 5-6 mm; ovary 3-4 mm. Fl. Jul-Sep, fr. Sep.

* Shady, damp rocks in forests; 1100-1300 m. W Sichuan.


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