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Ophiopogon platyphyllus Merr. et Chun


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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