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31. Trigonotis muliensis W. T. Wang, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 6(3): 84. 1986.

木里附地菜 mu li fu di cai

Description from Flora of China

Plants ?perennial. Stems branched from the base upward or only at apex, 23-28 cm tall, spreading white pubescent. Petiole of upper stem leaves 3-14 mm, longer in basal leaves; leaf blade broadly ovate to broadly elliptic, 1-1.8 × 0.9-1.2 cm, appressed pubescent, apex obtuse or rounded, apiculate; lateral veins indistinct. Inflorescences 1.5-11 cm, few to many flowered, axis with spreading hairs at base, minutely strigose at apex. Pedicel 1.5-4.5 mm, to 7 mm in fruit, minutely strigose. Calyx lobes oblong-ovate, ca. 3 mm, strigose, with long white hairs at margin, slightly connected at base. Corolla blue, ca. 4.5 mm wide; tube ca. 1.1 mm; appendages low trapeziform, ca. 0.4 mm; lobes 5, suborbicular. Anthers oblong, ca. 0.5 mm. Nutlets subulate, trigonous-tetrahedral, smooth, with very short hairs; abaxial surfaces deltate-ovate, ca. 1.2 × 1.2 mm, inner surfaces subequal in size, joined at sharp angles; stipe indistinct. Fl. and fr. Jul.

* Mountain slopes; above 3000 m. Sichuan.


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