All Floras      Advanced Search
FOC Vol. 19 Page 372, 374 Login | eFloras Home | Help
FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 19 | Acanthaceae | Staurogyne

6. Staurogyne sinica C. Y. Wu & H. S. Lo, Fl. Hainan. 3: 590. 1974.

中华叉柱花 zhong hua cha zhu hua

Titanotrichum parviflorum X. B. Ye & W. T. Lin.

Herbs, annual. Stems very short, densely pubescent. Leaves in a basal rosette; petiole 0.5-3 cm; leaf blade ovate-oblong, 4-9 × 1-4.5 cm, papery, abaxially pale green and villous along veins, adaxially green and villous, secondary veins 5-7 on each side of midvein, base rounded to broadly cuneate, margin entire, apex rounded. Racemes terminal or axillary, 3-12 cm; peduncle hispid; bracts linear-spatulate, 3-4 mm, pubescent on both surfaces, 3-veined, apex rounded; bracteoles similar to bracts. Pedicel 4-5 mm, hispid. Calyx 6-9 mm, outside villous; lobes linear-lanceolate, unequal, anterior and posterior ones 6-8 mm and lateral ones 5-7 mm, 3-veined. Corolla whitish purple, tubular-campanulate, ca. 2 cm; tube basally cylindric for ca. 8 mm; lobes oblong, 1.8-2.5 × 1.5-2 mm, slightly unequal, apex rounded. Stamens with longer pair ca. 7 mm and shorter pair ca. 6 mm; filaments glabrous; anther thecae ca. 1.8 mm; staminode ca. 1 mm. Ovary ellipsoid, ca. 1.8 mm, glabrous; style ca. 8 mm, glabrous. Capsule oblong-ovoid, ca. 6 mm, glabrous. Fl. Mar-May, fr. Aug.

● Dense forests; 500-1200 m. Guangdong, Hainan.


Flora of China @
Browse by
Advanced Search

Flora of China Home




 |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |