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Chinese Plant Names | Family List | Ranunculaceae | Delphinium

64. Delphinium tabatae Tamura, Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 37: 156. 1986.

吉隆翠雀花 ji long cui que hua

Description from Flora of China

Stem 34--80 cm tall, retrorsely hispidulous, simple or 1-branched. Leaf blade 7--13 cm wide, base cordate; primary lobes separate for at least 60% of blade radius; central lobe broadly rhombic, 3-cleft, distally sparsely lobulate or dentate, apex acute; ultimate lobules lanceolate; proximal leaves usually not withered. Raceme 10--20 cm, 6--12-flowered, densely shortly strigose, mixed with sparse, spreading, rigid hairs; most proximal bract 3-parted, others undivided, linear. Pedicels 2--3.5 cm; bracteoles distal, lanceolate-linear, 7--12 mm. Sepals light blue, abaxially strigose; spur cylindric-subulate, ca. 1.4 cm, straight, base ca. 2.2 mm in diam.; other sepals 1.3--1.6 cm. Petals undivided, glabrous. Staminode limb narrowly ovate, 2-cleft, yellowish barbate. Filaments sparsely pilose. Carpels 3; ovaries densely puberulent. Fl. Aug--Sep.

Forests; 3100--3600 m. S Xizang (Gyirong Xian) [Nepal].


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