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Leptobaea multiflora (Clarke) Clarke


Description from Flora of China

Championia multiflora C. B. Clarke, Commelyn. Cyrtandr. Bengal. 99. 1874.

Stems to at least 30 cm. Petiole 0.5-2.2(-6) cm; leaf blade elliptic to ovate, 2.5-11(-17) X (1.3-)2.6-7.5 cm, adaxially appressed pilose, especially along veins, abaxially appressed pubescent, especially along veins, margin shallowly serrate, apex acute to acuminate; lateral veins 9-12 on each side of midrib. Peduncle 1-4 cm, puberulent; bracts linear to subulate, 1-4 X 0.2-1 mm, puberulent. Pedicel puberulent, often bracteolate. Calyx segments linear to narrowly triangular, 1.5-2 X 0.2-0.4 mm. Corolla 6-9 mm, outside glabrous; tube 4-5 mm; lobes subequal, suborbicular to oblong, 2-3 X 4-6 mm. Stamens 2.5-4.5 mm; staminode ca. 0.5 mm. Ovary 1.8-2 mm, sparsely puberulent. Style 6-7 mm, glabrous. Capsule 2-3.5 cm. Fl. Jul, fr. Aug-Dec.

Dense forests on slopes; 1000-1300 m. S and SW Yunnan [Bhutan, NE India, Myanmar, Sikkim].


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