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98. Pedicularis ser. Pseudomacranthae P. C. Tsoong ex H. B. Yang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 33: 249. 1995.

假大花系 jia da hua xi

Herbs ± stemless or stems scapelike. Leaves mostly basal, persistent, often pinnatisect. Stem leaves alternate or pseudo-opposite. Inflorescences capitate or short racemose. Calyx lobes 2--5. Corolla more than 3 cm; tube usually not exceeding calyx; beak wide; lower lip often enveloping galea.

Four species: Bhutan, China, N Myanmar, Nepal, Sikkim; all four in China.

1 Inflorescences corymbiform; corolla yellow, 4--5 cm   299 Pedicularis corymbifera
+ Inflorescences racemose; corolla purple or white, 2--3 cm.   (2)
2 (1) Lower corolla lip long ciliate, middle lobe reniform and cordate basally   296 Pedicularis elwesii
+ Lower corolla lip glabrous, middle lobe oblong and not cordate basally.   (3)
3 (2) Beak of galea entire, not 2-cleft   297 Pedicularis aschistorrhyncha
+ Beak of galea deeply 2-cleft   298 Pedicularis fletcheri

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