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3. Boeica guileana B. L. Burtt, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 35: 371. 1977.

紫花短筒苣苔 zi hua duan tong ju tai

Herbs, stemless. Petiole 1-3 cm, densely villous; leaf blade elliptic to obovate or ovate, 2-6 X 1.1-3.2 cm, villous and puberulent, abaxially more densely villous along veins, base cuneate to rounded, margin serrate to double serrate, apex acute to rounded; lateral veins 4-6 on each side of midrib. Cymes 1-flowered; peduncle 2.5-5.5 cm, villous; bracts 2, linear, 2.5-3 mm. Pedicel 1-2 cm. Calyx segments lanceolate to linear, 3-5 X ca. 1 mm, outside villous, margin entire. Corolla blue-purple, 1-1.2 cm, outside puberulent; tube not swollen, 1.5-2.5 mm; adaxial lip 2-lobed from middle, lobes oblong, 5-7 X 4-5 mm; abaxial lip 3-sect from base, lobes obovate-oblong to spatulate, 1-1.1 cm X 4.5-6 mm. Filaments 2.5-3.5 mm, sparsely puberulent; anthers dehiscing longitudinally; staminode apparently absent. Disc ringlike. Ovary conical, 2-3.5 mm, villous. Style unappendaged, 4-7 mm, pubescent to puberulent. Capsule 0.7-1.4 cm. Fl. and fr. Jul.

* Damp rocks in forests in steep ravines or on cliffs; 200-700 m. Hong Kong.


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