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Ophiopogon platyphyllus

Description from Flora of China

Ophiopogon hainanensis Masamune.

Stem rhizomelike, elongate, stout, with dense nodes and somewhat woody roots. Leaves somewhat crowded and subterminal, subsessile, abaxially glaucous, linear-lanceolate, (24--)40--55 × 1.8--2.2 cm, leathery, margin membranous at base. Scape 12--16 cm. Inflorescence a reduced panicle, ca. 6 cm, 20--26-flowered; bracts ovate, basal one ca. 7 mm. Flowers usually in clusters of 2--4; pedicel 7--9 mm, articulate proximally. Tepals white, lanceolate to narrowly so, ca. 7 × 1.5--2 mm. Filaments very short; anthers ca. 6 mm. Style ca. 6 mm. Seeds oblong, ca. 11 × 5 mm. Fl. May--Jun, fr. Jul--Aug.

* Forest, hillsidess, stream banks; 600--1800 m. Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan.


 

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