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11. Stellaria pilosoides Shi L. Chen et al., Novon. 11: 302. 2001.

长毛箐姑草 chang mao qing gu cao

Description from Flora of China

Stellaria pilosa Franchet, Pl. Delavay. 99. 1889, not Dulac (1867).

Herbs annual, grayish white villous. Stems sparsely tufted, diffuse, decumbent or ascending, 20--30 cm tall, apically branched, villous. Basal leaves smaller, middle and distal ones larger. Leaves oblong-lanceolate, 2.5--4 cm × 3--10 mm, both surfaces villous, rarely glabrous, base narrowed into short petiole or sessile, apex acute or acuminate. Flowers numerous in sparse cymes; bracts lanceolate, 2--3 mm, densely villous. Pedicel 1--4 cm, slender, densely villous. Sepals 5, lanceolate, 5--6 × ca. 1 mm, margin narrowly membranous, apex long acuminate. Petals 5, slightly shorter than sepals, 2-cleft nearly to base. Stamens 10, nearly as long as petals; filaments linear; anthers yellow-brown, ellipsoid. Styles 3, linear. Capsule oblong-ovoid, nearly as long as persistent sepals, 6-valved. Seeds brown, compressed orbicular, tuberculate. Fl. Jun--Jul, fr. Aug--Sep.

* Forest margins, grasslands; 2200--2800(--3700) m. Sichuan, Yunnan.


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