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1. Oreocharis amabilis Dunn, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 38: 362. 1908.

马铃苣苔 ma ling ju tai

Petiole to 6.5 cm, brown woolly; leaf blade lanceolate-oblong to oblong, 2.5-5.5 X 1-2.4 cm, adaxially densely appressed pubescent, abaxially densely pale brown woolly, base rounded to truncate, margin crenate, apex obtuse to rounded; lateral veins 6 or 7 on each side of midrib, obscure. Cymes 3-8-flowered; peduncle 15-17 cm, woolly, glabrescent; bracts 2, lanceolate, 5-12 X 2-6 mm, densely woolly to pubescent, margin entire. Pedicel 2-2.5 cm. Calyx segments lanceolate to narrowly ovate, 2.5-5.5 mm, margin entire. Corolla purple, drying yellow, 1.4-2.2 cm, outside glabrous; tube cylindric, narrowed at mouth, 0.9-1.4 cm; limb 2-lipped, lobes narrowly ovate, 6-7 X 2-3 mm. Stamens adnate to corolla near base. Style slightly flattened; stigma 1, disc-shaped. Capsule 2.3-3.7 cm, glabrous. Fr. Nov.

* ca. 1500 m. Yunnan (Mile Xian).


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