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17. Oreocharis cavaleriei H. Léveillé, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 7: 258. 1909.

贵州马铃苣苔 gui zhou ma ling ju tai

Petiole to 6 cm, brown villous; leaf blade broadly ovate to suborbicular, 2-3.2 X 1.8-2.5 cm, pale brown pubescent, abaxially more densely so, sometimes with darker hairs along veins, base slightly oblique, rounded to broadly cuneate, margin shallowly crenate to subentire, apex rounded; lateral veins ca. 4 on each side of midrib, indistinct. Cymes 1- or 2-flowered; peduncle 10-15(-22) cm, rust-brown villous; bracts 2, lanceolate, 2-4 X ca. 0.5 mm, rust-brown villous, margin entire. Pedicel 1.4-2 cm. Calyx segments linear-lanceolate, 6-8 mm, margin entire. Corolla yellowish basally to reddish near apex (dry), 2.7-3.8 cm, outside pubescent; tube campanulate-tubular, 1.8-2.4 X 1-1.2 cm; limb strongly 2-lipped; adaxial lip 2-sect from base, lobes ca. 8 X 2 mm; abaxial lip lobes 3-4 X 3-4 mm. Stamens adnate to corolla 1-3 mm above base, 1.5-1.8 cm; filaments slender, sparsely pubescent; anthers broadly oblong, 2-loculed, dehiscing longitudinally, connective glabrous; staminode apparently absent. Disc 0.6-1 mm, entire. Pistil 2-2.5 cm, pubescent toward apex. Stigmas 2, flabellate. Capsule 3-4 cm. Fl. and fr. Sep.

* Guizhou (Longli Xian).


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