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29. Deinocheilos W. T. Wang, Guihaia. 6: 1. 1986.

全唇苣苔属 quan chun ju tai shu

Herbs, perennial, terrestrial or epipetric, rhizomatous, stemless. Leaves many, basal; leaf blade puberulent to pubescent, rarely woolly, base broadly cuneate to subrounded. Inflorescences lax, axillary, 2-8-flowered cymes; bracts 2, opposite. Calyx actinomorphic, 5-sect from base; segments equal. Corolla white to purplish, zygomorphic, inside glabrous; tube tubular to funnelform-tubular, not swollen, longer than limb, ca. 4 mm in diam.; limb 2-lipped; adaxial lip undivided, 1.5-4 X shorter than abaxial lip; abaxial lip 3-lobed, lobes subequal or central lobe longer, apex rounded. Stamens 2, adnate to abaxial side of corolla tube above middle, exserted; anthers basifixed, free or coherent at apex, thecae parallel, not confluent, dehiscing longitudinally; connective not projecting; staminodes 3 or absent, adnate to adaxial side of corolla tube. Disc ringlike. Ovary linear, 1-loculed; placentas 2, parietal, not projecting inward, 2-cleft. Stigma 1, terminal, truncate to depressed capitate, undivided. Capsule straight in relation to pedicel, linear, much surpassing calyx, dehiscing loculicidally to base; valves 2, straight, not twisted. Seeds unappendaged.

* Two species: endemic to China.

1 Leaf blade leathery, 2.2-4 cm, abaxially sparsely rust-brown pubescent, margin crenate; lateral veins ca. 4 on each side of midrib, indistinct; calyx segments 1.9-2.4 mm, margin entire; adaxial corolla lip shallowly erose apically; anthers coherent at apex; staminodes 3   1 Deinocheilos sichuanense
+ Leaf blade herbaceous, 2.5-8 cm, abaxially sparsely white puberulent, midrib and lateral veins brown woolly, margin double dentate to crenate; lateral veins 6-8 on each side of midrib, slightly prominent abaxially; calyx segments 2.5-3.5 mm, margin sparsely denticulate; adaxial corolla lip entire; anthers free; staminodes absent   2 Deinocheilos jiangxiense

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