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37. Lasiocaryum I. M. Johnston, Contr. Gray Herb. 75: 45. 1925.

毛果草属 mao guo cao shu

Oreogenia I. M. Johnston.

Herbs annual or biennial, pilose. Leaves entire. Cymes ebracteate. Calyx 5-parted to base, slightly enlarged. Corolla tubular; tube ca. as long as calyx; throat appendages 5; limb 5-parted; lobes overlapping, orbicular to obovate, apex obtuse. Stamens inserted at middle of corolla, included; anthers ovoid, ± obtuse. Ovary 4-parted. Style included; stigma capitate. Gynobase subulate. Nutlets narrowly ovoid, short hispid, transversely wrinkled strigose, adaxially coherent with gynobase; attachment scar narrow, long, at middle and below adaxially.

Four or five species: Bhutan, China, India, Pakistan; SW Asia; three species in China.

1 Calyx lobes broadly lanceolate to oblong-ovate; lobes of corolla limb ca. 0.5 mm wide; fruiting pedicel to 1.5 cm   1 Lasiocaryum munroi
+ Calyx lobes linear-lanceolate; lobes of corolla limb ca. 1 mm wide or greater; fruiting pedicel not more than 1 cm.   (2)
2 (1) Corolla limb ca. 4 mm wide; nutlets ca. 1.4 mm; basal leaves ± sessile; pedicels in lower part of inflorescences to 8 mm   2 Lasiocaryum trichocarpum
+ Corolla limb ca. 3 mm wide; nutlets ca. 1.2 mm; basal leaves distinctly petiolate; pedicels in lower part of inflorescences ca. 1 mm   3 Lasiocaryum densiflorum

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