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212. Pedicularis pseudocephalantha Bonati, Bull. Soc. Bot. Geneve, ser. 2. 5: 314. 1913.

假头花马先蒿 jia tou hua ma xian hao

Pedicularis strobilacea Franchet ex Forbes & Hemsley var. riparia Bonati.

Herbs annual, 25--40 cm tall. Stems erect, usually many branched, sparsely pubescent. Leaves alternate; petiole to more than 5 cm, sparsely pubescent; leaf blade oblong or ovate-oblong, to 6 X 2.7 cm, abaxially densely whitish scurfy, adaxially sparsely pubescent, pinnatipartite; segments 6--9 pairs, obliquely triangular or oblong, margin double dentate. Inflorescences subcapitate-racemose; proximal bracts leaflike. Pedicel 2--3 mm, ± elongating in fruit. Calyx obliquely campanulate, ca. 8 mm, 1/3 cleft anteriorly, densely whitish villous; lobes 5, unequal, barely 1--1.5 mm. Corolla yellowish white, with purplish red galea, ca. 2.2 cm; tube erect, ca. 1.2 cm, sparsely villous and glandular punctate; galea bent at a right angle apically, conspicuously crested, densely whitish villous, yellowish glandular punctate; beak filiform, ca. 5 mm, horizontal; lower lip long ciliate, middle lobe elliptic to oblong, to 7 mm. Filaments pubescent. Capsule broadly ovoid, 1.3--1.5 cm. Fl. Jul--Aug, fr. Sep.

* Alpine meadows; 3000--3800 m. NW Yunnan.


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