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27b. Codonopsis foetens subsp. nervosa (Chipp) D. Y. Hong, Novon. 20: 422. 2010.

脉花党参 mai hua dang shen

Codonopsis ovata Bentham var. nervosa Chipp, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 38: 385. 1908; C. macrantha Nannfeldt; C. nervosa (Chipp) Nannfeldt; C. nervosa subsp. macrantha (Nannfeldt) D. Y. Hong & L. M. Ma; C. nervosa var. macrantha (Nannfeldt) L. T. Shen.

Leaves on main stems alternate, those on branches subopposite; petiole 2-3 mm, white villous; blade broadly cordate, cordate, or ovate, 1-3 × 1-2.4 cm, abaxially sparsely white hirsute, adaxially densely white hirsute, subentire, apex acute or obtuse. Flowers solitary, rarely several, terminal on main stems and branches, slightly pendent; pedicels 1-8 cm. Calyx lobes ovate or lanceolate, 7-20 × 2-7 mm, densely white hispidulous but usually more sparsely or even becoming glabrous toward base, margin entire, apex acute or obtuse. Corolla pale blue, often with red-purple spots at base inside, subglobose-campanulate, 2-4.5 × 2.5-3 cm, shallowly lobed; lobes obtuse, involute, villous at apex and along veins on abaxial side. Fl. Jul-Sep, fr. Sep-Oct.

● Grassy slopes, scrub, forests, meadows at forest margins on N-facing slopes; 3300-4500 m. SE Gansu, S Qinghai, W Sichuan, E Xizang, NW Yunnan.


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