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112. Pedicularis ser. Megalanthae Prain, Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. (Calcutta). 3: 68. 1890.

硕花系 shuo hua xi

Herbs ± tall. Stems erect, unbranched. Leaves alternate, ovate-lanceolate to linear-oblong. Inflorescence racemose, centrifugal. Calyx 5-lobed. Corolla tube very long; galea toothless; lower lip large, usually enveloping galea; beak curved, slender.

About four species: Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sikkim; three species in China.

1 Herbs annual, to more than 45 cm tall; roots not fusiform; calyx less than 1/3 cleft anteriorly   352 Pedicularis megalantha
+ Herbs perennial, less than 15 cm tall; roots ± fusiform; calyx 1/2--2/3 cleft anteriorly.   (2)
2 (1) Corolla mainly yellow, with red beak or brown-red galea, some red throughout; corolla tube 1.5--3.8 cm; leaf blade 2--5.5 cm, pinnatipartite or pinnatifid; calyx 2/3 cleft anteriorly   350 Pedicularis megalochila
+ Corolla yellow throughout; corolla tube 5--6.5 cm; leaf blade 1--2.5 cm, pinnatisect; calyx 1/2 cleft anteriorly   351 Pedicularis zhongdianensis

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