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4. Pommereschea Wittmack, Gartenflora. 44: 131. 1895.

直唇姜属 zhi chun jiang shu

Pseudostems slender. Leaves shortly petiolate; leaf blade cordate or subsagittate at base. Inflorescence a terminal spike; bracts and bracteoles present. Calyx tubular or clavate, split on 1 side, apex 2- or 3-toothed. Corolla tube cylindric, longer than calyx; lobes lanceolate, central one larger than lateral ones. Lateral staminodes absent. Labellum erect, narrowly spatulate, base adnate to filament or not, apex 2-cleft or -lobed. Filament exserted from corolla, distally grooved. Style filiform; stigma cupular, ciliate. Ovary 3-loculed; ovules numerous, biseriate; placentation axile. Capsule subglobose or ellipsoid, 3-valved, dehiscent or not; pericarp thin.

Two species: China, Myanmar, Thailand; two species in China.

1 Leaf blade abaxially pubescent, basal lobes separate; petiole 4--8 cm   1 Pommereschea lackneri
+ Leaf blade glabrous, basal lobes close together; petiole 0.5--2 cm   2 Pommereschea spectabilis

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