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11. Adenophora sinensis A. Candolle, Monogr. Campan. 354. 1830.

中华沙参 zhong hua sha shen

Adenophora polymorpha Ledebour var. sinensis (A. Candolle) Pampanini; A. sinensis var. glabra A. Candolle; Campanula sinensis (A. Candolle) D. Dietrich.

Stems single or several from one root, 20-100 cm tall, simple, glabrous or sparsely scaberulose. Basal leaves ovate-orbicular, base rounded. Cauline leaves petiolate, at least toward base; blade narrowly elliptic or narrowly lanceolate, 3-8 × 0.5-2 cm, both surfaces glabrous, base cuneate, margin serrate, apex obtuse to acuminate. Inflorescence branches often slender, forming a narrow panicle; pedicels slender, up to 3 cm. Hypanthium globose or obovoid, usually glabrous, less often sparsely scaberulose; calyx lobes linear-lanceolate, 5-7 × ca. 1 mm. Corolla purple or purple-blue, campanulate, 1.3-1.5 cm. Disk shortly cylindrical, 1-1.5 mm. Style 2-4 mm longer than corolla. Capsule broadly ellipsoid or globose, 6-7 × ca. 5 mm. Seeds brown-yellow, ellipsoid, ca. 1.8 mm. Fl. and fr. Aug-Oct.

● Grassy places or scrub by rivers or streams; below 1200 m. S Anhui (Qimen), Fujian (Jianning), N Guangdong (Liannan), Hunan (Xiangyin Shan), Jiangxi.


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