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11. Epilobium hohuanense S. S. Ying, Quart. J. Chin. Forest. 8: 121. 1975.

合欢柳叶菜 he huan liu ye cai

Herbs perennial, caespitose or clumped, with thin, fleshy soboles that leave small scattered basal scales. Stems 5-20(-30) cm tall, ascending, simple or rarely branched, strigillose throughout, sometimes with broad indefinite lines decurrent from margins of petioles. Leaves subsessile or lower ones with petioles 1-3 mm; cauline blade elliptic or oblong to lanceolate, often narrowly so, spatulate near base, (0.5-)1-2 × 0.15-0.7 cm, subglabrous with faintly strigillose margin and midvein, base attenuate to narrowly cuneate, margin denticulate with 4-10 teeth per side, apex subacute to obtuse. Inflorescence erect; flowers suberect. Sepals 2-3.5 mm. Petals white, later turning pink or rose, 3.5-6.5 mm. Stigma capitate to broadly clavate, entire. Capsules 2.6-5.5 cm, glabrescent or sparsely strigillose; pedicels 0.9-2.2 cm. Seeds light brown, 1-1.3 mm, papillose, with inconspicuous chalazal collar; coma white, persistent. Fl. Jul-Sep, fr. Aug-Nov. 2n = 36*.

● Loose scree or gravel in open moist (rarely shaded) places in mountains; 2600-3600 m. Taiwan.


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