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Chinese Plant Names | Family List | Ranunculaceae | Delphinium

167. Delphinium grandilimbum W. T. Wang & M. J. Warnock, Guihaia. 17: 10. 1997.

硕边翠雀花 shuo bian cui que hua

Description from Flora of China

Stem 12--22 cm tall, proximally retrorsely pubescent, elsewhere glabrous, simple. Leaf blade 3--6 cm wide, base cordate; primary lobes separate for at least 90% of blade radius; central lobe broadly rhombic, 3-parted, distally entire or 3-dentate, apex acute; ultimate lobules linear, triangular or linear-lanceolate; proximal leaves withered or not. Corymb terminal, 1- or 2-flowered; bracts lanceolate, apex subulate-acuminate. Pedicels 2--6 cm, distally spreading pubescent and yellow glandular puberulent; bracteoles distal, subulate, 5--6 mm. Sepals purple-blue, abaxially pilose; spur subulate, 2.5--3.1 cm, base 2.1--3(--4) mm in diam.; other sepals 3--3.6 cm. Petals undivided, glabrous. Staminode limb obliquely obovate, emarginate, yellow barbate. Filaments pilose distally. Carpels 3, ovaries densely yellowish villous. Fl. Sep.

* Alpine meadows; ca. 3600 m. NW Yunnan (Lijiang Naxi Zu Zizhixian).


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