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Chinese Plant Names | Family List | Scrophulariaceae | Pedicularis

4. Pedicularis ser. Tristes Bentham in A. de Candolle, Prodr. 10: 579. 1846.

阴郁系 yin yu xi

Description from Flora of China

Herbs to 1 m tall, drying black. Roots single, somewhat fleshy, with a tuft of fibrous roots near top. Stems unbranched. Stem leaves usually numerous. Leaves alternate, sessile, linear to linear-lanceolate, pinnatipartite or pinnatifid. Inflorescences racemose. Corolla yellow or pale yellow; galea falcate, toothless, apex acute or obtuse, beakless; lower lip not spreading.

Three species: China, Russia (Siberia); all three in China.


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