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Chinese Plant Names | Family List | Scrophulariaceae | Petitmenginia

1. Petitmenginia comosa Bonati in Lecomte, Notul. Syst. (Paris). 1: 335. 1911.

滇毛冠四蕊草 dian mao guan si rui cao

Description from Flora of China

Sopubia comosa (Bonati) T. Yamazaki.

Herbs, ca. 50 cm tall. Stems stout, terete, fastigiate branched above, densely hispidulous. Leaves subsessile; leaf blade linear to filiform, 2-7 cm X 1-3 mm, abaxially scabrous, adaxially glabrescent, margin revolute, entire or with 2 acuminate teeth. Bracteoles ovate, ca. 4 X 2-3 mm, scabrous, apex attenuate-acuminate. Calyx ca. 4 X 4 mm, hirsute, 5-angular, with 5 thickened folds between lobes; lobes deltoid-lanceolate, fleshy, scabrous, margin revolute. Corolla rose-violet, tubular, ca. 8 mm, outside sparsely pilose; lobes orbicular, ca. 2 X 2 mm. Capsule globose, compressed, ca. 4 X 4 mm. Seeds oblong, ca. 0.6 X 0.3 mm.

Open grassland. S Yunnan [Cambodia, Laos, Thailand].


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