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171. Pedicularis semenowii Regel, Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou. 41: 108. 1868.

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Description from Flora of China

Pedicularis pycnantha Boissier var. semenovii (Regel) Prain.

Herbs perennial, 2--5(--10) cm tall. Roots fleshy. Stems single to few, unbranched, sparsely lanulose. Proximal leaves opposite, with petiole longer than leaf blade, distal ones whorled, ± sessile, sparsely lanulose; leaf blade linear-lanceolate, pinnatisect; segments oblong, pinnatisect, serrulate-dentate. Inflorescences capitate; proximal bracts leaflike, shorter than flowers. Pedicel ca. 1.5 cm. Calyx campanulate, inflated in fruit, 1--1.7 cm; lobes 5, lanceolate-linear, serrulate. Corolla purplish rose or white and rose, 2.2--3 cm; galea slightly S-shaped apically; lower lip ca. as long as galea, 7--10 mm, middle lobe rounded, slightly smaller than lateral pair. 2 filaments sparsely pubescent, 2 glabrous. Capsule obliquely ovoid, 1.2--1.5 cm. Fl. May--Jun, fr. Jun--Jul.

Steppes, stony and rocky slopes; 2700--4500 m. Xinjiang, Xizang [Afghanistan, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan].


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