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FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 18 | Gesneriaceae | Leptobaea

1. Leptobaea multiflora (C. B. Clarke) Bentham ex Gamble, Man. Ind. Timb. 274. 1881.

细蒴苣苔 xi shuo ju tai

Championia multiflora C. B. Clarke, Commelyn. Cyrtandr. Bengal. 99. 1874.

Stems to at least 30 cm. Petiole 0.5-2.2(-6) cm; leaf blade elliptic to ovate, 2.5-11(-17) X (1.3-)2.6-7.5 cm, adaxially appressed pilose, especially along veins, abaxially appressed pubescent, especially along veins, margin shallowly serrate, apex acute to acuminate; lateral veins 9-12 on each side of midrib. Peduncle 1-4 cm, puberulent; bracts linear to subulate, 1-4 X 0.2-1 mm, puberulent. Pedicel puberulent, often bracteolate. Calyx segments linear to narrowly triangular, 1.5-2 X 0.2-0.4 mm. Corolla 6-9 mm, outside glabrous; tube 4-5 mm; lobes subequal, suborbicular to oblong, 2-3 X 4-6 mm. Stamens 2.5-4.5 mm; staminode ca. 0.5 mm. Ovary 1.8-2 mm, sparsely puberulent. Style 6-7 mm, glabrous. Capsule 2-3.5 cm. Fl. Jul, fr. Aug-Dec.

Dense forests on slopes; 1000-1300 m. S and SW Yunnan [Bhutan, NE India, Myanmar, Sikkim].


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