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Aspidistra fimbriata

Description from Flora of China

Rhizome 4--6 mm thick. Leaves solitary; petiole 25--35 cm, stiff; leaf blade oblong-lanceolate, 30--45 × 3.5--6 cm. Scape 3--10 mm; bracts 4 or 5. Flower solitary. Perianth campanulate, 8--10-lobed apically; tube 7--9 mm × 1--1.5 cm; lobes slightly recurved, purple speckled abaxially, ovate-deltoid, 6--8 × 3.5--5 mm, with 4 fleshy, fimbriate keels adaxially. Stamens 8--10, inserted proximally in perianth tube, subsessile; anthers broadly ovate, ca. 1.8 mm. Pistil ca. 4 mm; stigma purple, peltate, large, ca. 7 mm in diam., 4-lobed at margin, lobes emarginate at apex. Fl. Nov--Dec. 2 n = 38*.

* Forests along ravines; 400--500 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Hainan.


 

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