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1a. Mitrastemon yamamotoi var. yamamotoi

帽蕊草(原变种) mao rui cao (yuan bian zhong)

Description from Flora of China

Mitrastemon cochinchinensis Nakai; M. kawa-sasakii Hayata; ?M. sumatranus Nakai; M. yamamotoi f. kawa-sasakii (Hayata) Makino; M. yamamotoi var. kawa-sasakii (Hayata) Makino.

Herbs, cylindric, 3-8 cm tall. Inflorescence bracts 3 or 4 in each series, ovate to ovate-oblong, 2-2.7 × 1.5-2 cm, not keeled. Fl. Feb-Apr, fr. Oct.

Parasitic on roots of Castanopsis and Quercus; ca. 1200 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Taiwan, Yunnan [Cambodia, ?Indonesia (Sumatra), Japan, Malaysia, Thailand].


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