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184. Pedicularis tatarinowii Maximowicz, Bull. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg. 24: 60. 1877.

塔氏马先蒿 ta shi ma xian hao

Pedicularis myriophylla Pallas var. tatarinowii (Maximowicz) Hurusawa.

Herbs annual, to 50 cm tall, usually ± woody, not drying black. Roots to 10 cm, woody. Stems 1 to several, erect or outer ones ± ascending or procumbent, often reddish purple, rigid, many branched apically, with 4 lines of hairs. Basal leaves withering early. Stem leaves in whorls of (2 or 3 or)4, short petiolate; leaf blade ovate-oblong to oblong-lanceolate, 2--3.5(--7) X 0.8--1.5(--3) cm, pinnatisect; segments 5--10(--15) pairs, lanceolate, pinnatifid to pinnatipartite, dentate. Inflorescences racemose; bracts leaflike, shorter than flowers. Calyx ca. 8 mm, membranous, slightly cleft anteriorly; lobes 5, narrowly lanceolate, serrate. Corolla purplish red; tube slightly bent apically, slightly longer than calyx; galea strongly bent apically, indistinctly crested; beak bent downward, ca. 2 mm; lower lip longer than galea. Filaments pubescent or posterior pair glabrescent. Capsule obliquely ovoid, ca. 1.6 cm X 7.5 mm, slightly exceeding calyx. Fl. Jul--Aug, fr. Aug--Sep.

* Alpine meadows; 2000--2300 m. N Hebei, S Nei Mongol, N Shanxi.


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