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25. Adenophora khasiana (J. D. Hooker & Thomson) Oliver ex Collett & Hemsley, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 28: 80. 1890.

云南沙参 yun nan sha shen

Campanula khasiana J. D. Hooker & Thomson, J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 2: 25. 1857; Adenophora albescens C. Y. Wu; A. bulleyana Diels; A. bulleyana var. angustifolia C. Y. Wu; A. chionantha C. Y. Wu; A. dimorphophylla C. Y. Wu; A. diplodonta Diels; A. likiangensis C. Y. Wu; A. roseiflora C. Y. Wu.

Root carrotlike, 7-8 × 1.5-1.6 cm. Stems often single or sometimes 2 from one root, up to 1 m tall, simple, usually hirsute. Cauline leaves sessile or shortly petiolate; blade ovate-orbicular, ovate, obovate, or elliptic, 3-9 × 1.5-6.5 cm, abaxially rather densely hirsute (sometimes only along veins), adaxially scaberulose, base cuneate, margin serrate or irregularly biserrate, apex acute or acuminate; petiole if present up to 2 cm. Inflorescence a narrow panicle with short branches or a pseudoraceme of several flowers; pedicels short. Hypanthium campanulate, glabrous or rather densely hispidulous; calyx lobes narrowly triangular, 5-7 × 1-1.5 mm, margin with 1-4 pairs of denticles. Corolla blue or pale blue, funnelform-campanulate, 1-2.4 cm; lobes ca. 1/2 as long as tube. Disk shortly tubular, less than 1 mm. Style slightly longer than corolla to obviously exserted. Fl. Aug-Oct. 2n = 34.

Forests, scrub, grassy places; 1000-2800 m. SW Sichuan (Butuo, Muli, Puge), SE Xizang (Cona), Yunnan [Bhutan, NE India, N Myanmar].


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