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24. Epilobium subcoriaceum Haussknecht, Oesterr. Bot. Z. 29: 56. 1879.

亚革质柳叶菜 ya ge zhi liu ye cai

Herbs perennial, erect, with fleshy turions that leave brown basal scales. Stems often reddish green, 15-45 cm tall, simple or branched, sparsely strigillose and glandular on inflorescence, otherwise subglabrous with distinct raised strigillose lines decurrent from margins of petioles. Leaves subleathery, subsessile or petioles to 3 mm; cauline blade narrowly ovate to lanceolate, 1.5-5.5 × 0.5-1.5 cm, subglabrous except for sparsely strigillose margin and midvein, base broadly cuneate, margin serrulate with 13-22 teeth per side, apex acute. Inflorescence and flowers slightly nodding. Sepals 3.5-6 mm. Petals pink to rose-purple, 5.5-11 mm. Stigma capitate, entire. Capsules 3-7 cm, sparsely strigillose and glandular; pedicels 0.4-1.2 cm. Seeds brown, 1.1-1.5 mm, coarsely papillose, with short chalazal collar; coma white, detaching easily. Fl. Jul-Aug, fr. Aug-Sep. Chromosome number unknown.

● Moist places in mountains, along streams, boggy areas, and disturbed places; 2400-3700 m. Gansu, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan.


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