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Alpinia guangdongensis Senjen et Z. Y. Chen

光叶假益智

Description from Flora of China

Pseudostems 1.5--2.5 m. Leaf sheath pubescent; ligule 2-lobed, ca. 1 cm, densely hairy; petiole ca. 4.5 cm; leaf blade lanceolate, 20--50 × 7--12 cm, glabrous except pubescent at margin, base cuneate, apex caudate. Panicles 20--25 cm, winding, pubescent; branches ca. 1.5 cm, apically 1--3-flowered; bracteoles white, boat-shaped, early deciduous, base glabrous, apex pubescent. Pedicel ca. 1 mm. Calyx tubular, ca. 8 mm, pubescent, apex 3-toothed. Corolla tube ca. 1.4 cm; lobes oblong, 8--10 mm. Lateral staminodes red, ca. 4 mm. Labellum reflexed at anthesis, ovate, 1.5--2 × ca. 1.6 cm. Filament white, ca. 2.5 cm; anther red, ca. 4 mm. Ovary green, globose, glabrescent. Fr. Jun.

* Forests; ca. 100 m. Guangdong (Huidong Xian).

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