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6. Pseudolysimachion spurium (Linnaeus) Rauschert, Wiss. Z. Martin-Luther-Univ. Halle-Wittenberg, Math.-Naturwiss. Reihe. 1966.

轮叶穗花 lun ye sui hua

Description from Flora of China

Veronica spuria Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 10. 1753; V. paniculata Linnaeus.

Stems erect, 30-100 cm tall, apically branched, densely with short curly hairs. Leaves in whorls of 3 or 4 or opposite, lower leaves subsessile, others with petioles 3-8 mm; leaf blade narrowly oblong to elliptic, 3-8 X 1-3 cm, puberulent, margin deeply dentate, sometimes double dentate, upper leaves often subentire. Inflorescences several to numerous racemes, short glandular hairy. Pedicel ca. 2 mm. Calyx ca. 2 mm. Corolla purple to blue, 5-6 mm; tube 1/3-2/5 of corolla length; lobes patent, upper lobe obovate-orbicular, other 3 lobes narrowly ovate. Stamens slightly exserted. Ovary glabrous. Style ca. 6 mm. Capsule 2.5-3.5 X 2-2.5 mm. Fl. Jul-Aug. 2n = 34.

Mountain slopes, steppes; ca. 1100 m. NW Xinjiang [Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia; Europe].


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